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!
New Sprouts Popping Up
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
Memorial Day Weekend 2018 – That first garden! (Part 2)
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)
Memorial Day Weekend 2018 – That first garden! (Part 1)
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.
Enjoy the photos! [Read more…] about Memorial Day Weekend 2018 – That first garden! (Part 1)
Planning Our “First” Garden
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