Forgot about that…

Yesterday, while working on the squash beds, I was thinking ahead to working on the beet and carrot beds today. Braveheart (front) and Nostrildamus (rear) both allow me to pet them, and even skritch their ears now - but only after I've provided them with kibble in the morning! Forgetting completely that today was our … Continue reading Forgot about that…

Crab apple cider vinegar: straining day

After three weeks (and a day) the crab apple cider vinegar has been strained. For those new to this blog, you can catch up on the process by clicking on the following links. Each should open in a new tab, so you won't lose your place. Part 1: getting startedPart 2: oopsPart 3: progress While … Continue reading Crab apple cider vinegar: straining day

Fall clean up: starting the squash beds, plus… this could be bad!

On my list of things to do today was to prep the squash beds for winter. Of course, things happened, so I started much later than intended - past 2pm - and didn't get as much done as I'd planned on. Here is how it looked when I started. The first thing I had done … Continue reading Fall clean up: starting the squash beds, plus… this could be bad!

Stripped bare, and heavy traffic day

It's working out to be a very unpleasant morning, weather wise! Thankfully, I was out earlier to do my rounds outside, so I could make sure the gate was open. We've got a septic company coming in to clean out our tank for the winter, some time this morning. Checking on the sunflowers this morning, … Continue reading Stripped bare, and heavy traffic day

Fall cover, and working out a problem

It's been rather windy for the past few days. We certainly won't be needing to mulch the bulbs we planted! They're getting an excellent cover right now. 🙂 We've got a bit of a challenge in winterizing things outside. One of the things that needs to be done is to replace the rotting skid under … Continue reading Fall cover, and working out a problem