Husbandry

Critter Update

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

Husbandry, Personal Interruptions

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

Personal Interruptions

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

Farming, Husbandry

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!