The Art of Potato Harvesting

The art of harvesting potatoes is hand-tilling the garden with your trusty shovel while hunting for those delicious tubers but only finding rocks.

The Year in a Word

The Year in a Word. If I had to choose one word for this year it would be “RESILIENCE”.

Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans – this spring has nearly been a complete disaster, but there’s still some hope!

It’s Official – I’m a Terrible Gardener!

I knew I wasn’t the best gardener, but I’d had some good luck with random things – sometimes too good of luck and would kick myself for planting so much.  But all these failures are sure frustrating!

We Have Ugly Chickens!

From little fuzz balls to almost- feathered-out chickens, these things have changed so quickly and become a source of entertainment for all of us!  They’re getting their adult feathers in with their chicken fluff, so they look goofy and are growing so fast I can’t keep up with their progress! Let me tell you – if…

Garden Time!

I am so excited – you have no idea!  It’s finally time to start the garden! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.  (AKA – we earn a small commission…

The Great GMO Debate

I’m not “pro-GMO”.  And I’m not “anti-GMO”.  But I am “pro-farmer” and “anti-mega-conglomerate-takeover” as well as an advocate of careful and knowledgeable chemical applications for land and animals.

Homestead Bullet Journal – To The Garden

I may have gotten a bit carried away when I was dreaming about this year’s garden … Maybe.  But there were so many plants I wanted to try to grow! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees…

First Spring Garden Tour

This time of year I tend to start doing “walkabouts” around the farm to see what’s growing and how it’s coming.  I was so surprised at how things were progressing! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees…