Garden 2020 Roster

Check out this year’s lineup of plants – we’re exploding at the seems!

EXTRA – Introducing “JCT SIP”!

EXTRA – Introducing “JCT SIP”! It’s going to be a LONG two weeks, so we’re entertaining ourselves! Check out how we’re coping and what’s next on the Homestead!

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…