NOTE: I started this post several weeks ago….but like so many things on a farm (even a little pretend farm) interruptions HAPPEN! So, better late than never? Enjoy the pics of warmer days:) We’ve been on the homestead for a year now as of September 29th. Natural to look back and see what has beenContinue reading “A year of gradual progress on the Home Front….”
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Pickles and other chemistry experiments…
The first year garden crop is starting to produce. Got the ground tilled a bit late due to life’s challenges and unforeseen detours. But it still did surprisingly well. Lettuce and spinach etc was last to go in and now looks like this: I KNOW, did that backwards like many things this year. Oh well!Continue reading “Pickles and other chemistry experiments…”
Green tomato rescue….
Another lesson learned the hard way. Who knew chickens loved tomatoes? The hens spent weeks strolling the garden, only eating the bugs. It was great. Natural bug control! Then…..one day……I found this: Couldn’t see deer tracks, so blamed the bunny rabbits. I grieved a bit. Last time I planted a salsa garden in the communityContinue reading “Green tomato rescue….”