While we have already been picking up some seeds here and there for next year's garden, still have some from this past year, and even have some seeds we have saved, last night I placed our first online seed order. We will have a "seed" budget over the next few months that will also include, … Continue reading Thinking of 2022; first seed order placed
No, I'm not talking about our furry Ginger Bug! I'm talking about using the actual roots. In keeping with our stocking up on the assumption we'll have a month or two where we can't get out to do any sort of shopping, we've been thinking not only of essentials, but those little things that improve … Continue reading Starting a Ginger Bug
My husband had already fed the cats this morning, so when I went out to do my morning rounds, there wasn't the usual crowd at the door. What I did find was an adorable Nosencrantz on the rail, and she was willing to pose adorably for the camera! She let me get right up to … Continue reading Pretty poser
Today, I took advantage of the lovely, warmer than forecast weather we are having, to clean up and redo the tomato bed. Here is how it looked when I started. This is a new bed, built this spring, and I was very happy to see how deep and strong the roots on the tomato plants … Continue reading 2022 garden preparation: fixing up the tomato bed
I was greeted by some very hungry kitties, this morning! I spotted two orange kitties this morning, and neither was big enough to be Rolando Moon. You can't really see, but one of them is behind another cat under the shrine, in the background. There are two adults and two babies under there. The orange … Continue reading Morning fur babies
Today worked out to be a longer day than planned. I had intended to do a Costco trip to the city tomorrow but decided that 1) I didn't want to deal with weekend crowds and 2) Halloween is around the corner, and I didn't want to deal with even bigger crowds because of it! So … Continue reading Filling the high raised bed.
Yesterday, as I was cleaning up and putting things away for the evening, I walked past the shelf in front of the sun room, and found myself being watched from the depths! I am so happy to see Nosencrantz enjoying the cat bed I crocheted, long ago! What a loaf! The Re-Farmer
Four years ago today, the very first post was made on this blog! It's certainly been an... interesting... four years! Mostly in a good way! I'm certainly glad that we are here, even with some of the less than positive things that have happened over the past while. The world has gone crazy, but we've … Continue reading It’s our anniversary!
Oh, my goodness, what a difference having that new chainsaw made! But before I could break it in, I needed to drag down the stuck tree, so I could use the wood in the high raised bed. Thanks to my husband very securely attaching the hooks I got to the rope I got - rope … Continue reading High raised bed – it’s done!
While things were still pretty wet from rain this morning, I used some of the stuff I picked up yesterday and worked on the outhouse. The chain latch was something we already had in the basement, and the handle was something I picked up yesterday. I got a second one that I put on the … Continue reading Our “second bathroom” – little details