It doesn’t add up to a hill of beans… but look at my mounds of potatoes! [Read more…] about Updates from the Home(stead) 🙂
This past week, we joined the solar movement! We are taking beautiful advantage of the sun’s energy. (And the State and Federal incentives!) [Read more…] about Going Solar!
Not shown here: The new sprouts popping through – corn, green beans, cucumbers, at least two kinds of potatoes, sweet peas, purple podded peas, beets. Looks like some bugs [Read more…] about New Sprouts Popping Up
The garden is in! Whew!
What a HOT day. I finally broke down and drove to Tractor Supply and bought a wide-brim straw hat. I’m pretty “flushed” from the sun! I’m not really a sun-worshiper, so being in 80s to 90-degree weather takes its toll. Still, it’s good to have sunshine and weather that will encourage out lovely new garden!
So, this is part 2 to [Read more…] about Memorial Day Weekend 2018 – That first garden! (Part 2)
Wow – where to begin?
We have been planning this garden for… years! And this weekend we started to bring our big garden dreams to life.
So we have been “planning” this particular garden for years…
We just didn’t know what the property would be like.
- How many acres we would have?
- What the soil would be like – rocky? Mostly clay? Wet?
- Where the trees would be. Will it be sunny? Shady?
- If it would slope to the south a bit. (It does!)
Until we found our beautiful two acres in the Finger Lakes. [Read more…] about Planning Our “First” Garden