And then my computer crashed

Things were going along nicely … I was pulling in lots of dry beans, canning more corn, and taking seeds from our many tomato varieties. I brought two Bozeman watermelons to the house that...

Will got the big field baled up before the rain

It was a real race yesterday as black clouds gathered above. It sure didn't help when we saw a pair of turkey vultures sitting on the old farmhouse chimney, watching him go around and...

Every day is a harvest day now

As fall approaches, our crops are ripening in earnest. The blackbirds are again attacking our corn crops, most of all, the Mandan Lavender Parching corn. I'm picking the corn as soon as it is...

Who said animals are dumb?

We had been having problems with deer getting into our Sand and Central gardens. Half was fenced with 6-foot welded wire where the Central garden side only had stock panels and a string of...

Although it’s early, the pantry shelves are filling up

On Friday I picked another big basket full of Provider and Strike green beans. Holy cow are these ever productive! This was the fourth picking on that row, and I ended up with 15...