Originally, I was going to post about my pumpkins or a full post on our new rabbit hutch system in all its glory. Then, something crazy happened today. It turns out, you're never too old for surprises. So, instead, I've decided to give you an update on the animals you haven't seen since they were… Continue reading Critter Update
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Maryland Poultry Swap Haul
Yesterday we went to the Maryland Poultry Swap out at Green Hill Farm. This is a bi-annual event that Erin (owner of Green Hill Farm) runs every June and September. I think this was the third year, but I can't be sure because it's the first for me! All I can say is I cannot… Continue reading Maryland Poultry Swap Haul
The 7-Day Chicken Coop
Well, folks. It can be done. You can get a chicken coop in 7 days! Just maybe not the way you think. Day 0. Cut up all the pieces and start building. In this endeavor you learn that a 6- by 8-foot side will not fit out your basement door and up the steps out… Continue reading The 7-Day Chicken Coop
Why I Always Get Extra
I've had a lot of people look at me funny when I tell them that I have over 100 tomatoes and peppers in the ground and in pots. And then I get to, "Oh, but I have extra--would you like some?" I could talk to you about how I've learned that I can grow things… Continue reading Why I Always Get Extra
I look like a raccoon attacked a hobo
Today did not go according to plan. Things were going great. Corn bed was put together, newspaper down, compost filled. It was windy, so no bees, but we made it to the tasting on time and had time to come home and start potting some of these leftover plants. There are tomatoes hanging in my… Continue reading I look like a raccoon attacked a hobo
Work to be done!
Well, with two days (you read it–two whole days) off work, we’ve been hunkering down and trying to get stuff done. To be honest, we’ve spent a lot of time driving to Home Depot, then Lowe’s, then Southern States, then the Farmer’s Co-op, then Tractor Supply Company, then Wal-Mart…. Repeat. And don’t forget the trip… Continue reading Work to be done!