The past week or two have really shown that fall is coming in full swing. I never liked fall as a kid because it meant that winter was coming. As I got older, I began to appreciate all that it brought with it and now this time of year (mid August and beginning of September) is extremely nostalgic and always full of promise. 1. Canning. … Continue reading Friday 5: Fall
Lou Bear, Today you are a year old! I can’t begin to describe the transformation Ive gone through in the past year thanks to you. When you came home with us, I wasn’t sure I was really thrilled about the idea of having a dog, let alone one in the house with us. Over the past 10 months we’ve had you, I’ve gone from being okay … Continue reading Happy Birthday Luigi!
Yesterday morning I took another trip around the farm to see how things are growing now that we’re heading into our peak season for most of our fruits and vegetables. Here’s what’s happening at the farm: Straw Sweet Corn Strawberries Herbs Cauliflower Brussels Sprouts Eggplant Green Beans Peach Orchard Mums Continue reading What’s up down on the farm
Happy 4th of July! Summer is in full swing here at the farm and there is a lot of activity in the fields. My buddy Lou (and my husband, Ricky) took me around this morning to make sure I got an update on everything that was going on on the farm (and to keep me from taking pictures of weeds…what can I say, I don’t … Continue reading Knee High by the Fourth of July!
Somehow I let almost two weeks to by since my last post. Definitely a sign that it’s planting time. And while I may not be doing the planting every day, my workload increases with increased laundry needs and picking up some of the things my husband would help with when he was working shorter days (like cooking….which takes me forever). I’ll try to do better with … Continue reading On the Farm: Growing Early Sweet Corn