We took a break from spring planting for a road trip

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The reason for the "road trip" was to look at a POA (Pony of the Americas — appaloosa pony) my sister found advertised on Craigslist. You'll remember our granddaughter, Ava, loves horses and really...

I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day

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Last week, we had a dive in temperatures that really shook things up around here. Not only did we have to hustle to make sure both heaters were working in the greenhouse but the...

I canned up the first batch of asparagus yesterday

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I'd planned on canning asparagus for a couple of days then got busy, bringing in all the flats of plants off of the back deck. The forecast for the night was a frost warning...

Now I know how to make it rain!

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All Will has to do is take the bulldozer out and install three culverts along with cutting ditches on both sides of our mile plus driveway, and — ta da! — it rains two...

I’m finally done planting inside

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With the planting of the Glass Gem popcorn, which is a 110-day crop for us, indoors to get a good start on our all-to-short growing season, I'm finished planting seeds inside! What a relief....