We’re into harvest time

You wait all year, dreaming, planning, planting, weeding, and finally it arrives — harvest time. Holy cow, where do you start? I'm done with snap beans as I've totally run out of room to...

We had four sunny days

At the end of the end of the four days rain was coming. So you can bet your life we were busy haying. Will got his last neighboring field round baled on Saturday and...

Homesteading isn’t all peaches and cream — sometimes it’s weeds and sour milk.

Generally homesteading is a wonderfully fulfilling life. That's until you go out first thing in the dewy morning to see six cows happily munching down the last of the Seneca Sunrise sweet corn in...

Well, we wanted rain; now it’s raining too much

I guess we're never satisfied. Although the rain is great for our gardens, it sure makes it tough to finish up making hay. Will finally saw three clear days in the forecast and cut...

Finally! Rain! But a tornado missed us by several miles…

We finally got two nice rains. One was only about a tenth of an inch but the next was nearly an inch, and with our gardens, that's a huge help. We did have a...