Category Archives: Garden

New Chickens & Garden Update

Yesterday we added four new chickens to our flock.  They are 10 weeks old, 2 Easter Eggers & a silver-laced Wyandotte & a gold-laced Wyandotte.  While we have 5 other chickens, only one is laying regularly, and two others sporadically.  … Continue reading

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June 1 Garden

The last month and a half have found me busy in the garden. Since I didn’t clean up or fertilize in the fall, each row needed to be weeded, fertilized and have the path turned up to increase the bed. … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Garden, planting | 2 Comments

Mid- April Garden

The snow is finally gone from garden beds and from the paths. There is lots of clean up to be done that wasn’t done last fall. These seedlings are out on the deck hardening off. Hopefully the garden beds will … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Garden, seedlings, Spring | 2 Comments

Late-March Garden

Our garden is still snow covered, but we have green sprouts inside. I took advantage of the 30 degree temperatures and sun yesterday to work on pruning some of our fruit trees. This is where the 1-2 feet of compacted … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Garden, snow, Spring | 1 Comment

Amaranth

I started harvesting my amaranth today. It’s an experimental crop this year. This photo dates to early August.

Posted in 2014, harvest | Tagged | 2 Comments