Monthly Archives: April 2012

Harvest Monday 4/30/12

I haven’t written a harvest post since the beginning of April, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been harvesting. We have had 22 oz of lettuce and greens from the cold frame. I also picked 5 oz of wild ramps today.  … Continue reading

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Emptying the Freezer into Jam

Tuesday morning I noticed a oily puddle under the chest freezer.  This freezer came free with the house and all signs point to it having reached the end of it’s life.   This gave me the impetus to clean out both … Continue reading

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W.I.P Wednesday

Here’s an update on the progress I’ve been making with my sewing crafts. Finished: I made 12 of these mini mesh bags for a project my husband’s been working on. He’s making a wooden version of the game board for … Continue reading

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Chickens 1 year

Around this time last year, we got 4 fluffy baby chicks. Now they’re all grown up! Here are some comparison photos as we celebrate having them for one whole year. Parsley- Black Star Day 1 1 year Sage- Buff Orpington … Continue reading

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Early April Garden

A package arrived in the mail two days ago which got me out into the garden to dig yesterday.  I received a Redhaven Dwarf Peach tree.  So yesterday morning I went out to dig a big hole for it.  Then … Continue reading

Posted in asian greens, cold frame, Fruit, Garden, greens, kale, lettuce, meyer lemon, peaches, peas, Spring | Tagged | 4 Comments