The art of harvesting potatoes is hand-tilling the garden with your trusty shovel while hunting for those delicious tubers but only finding rocks.
Changing the Seasons – what the upcoming seasons mean for us.
The Year in a Word. If I had to choose one word for this year it would be “RESILIENCE”.
Antique Farming for Sorghum Insights – a fun trip to Rantoul was an amazing experience and education about the history of farming!
Best Laid Plans – this spring has nearly been a complete disaster, but there’s still some hope!
Usually by this time of year driving around our area is like driving through “corn tunnels” – corn on either side of the road, sometimes only “knee high” but in good years it’s practically shoulder high by this point. There used to be the saying “knee high by the Fourth of July” and today’s corn…
I remember going to my grandma’s for the day, or even overnight, and she would have to find various ways to entertain me. I couldn’t have been much older than 4-6 and I’d laugh at the way she cooled coffee on her saucer and drank it, begged for chocolate ice cream, made brownies and fudge…
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!
How our farm dog Australian Shepherd, Melby, is reacting – and helping! – with the chickens!
Chickens are NASTY creatures! I never knew that they could be so vicious – and not towards me, but to each other. May that be a lesson to us all! 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…