We’re madly trying to get our 2020 Seed Treasures catalog finished

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Where do the days go, anyway? I'm thinking we have to give up sleeping or something, between normal homestead chores, canning, and getting ready for the 2020 garden. Already we're starting to get seed...

I’m canning nearly every day now

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Our beans are in! And so are our peppers. This year I'm making batch after batch of Cowboy Candy, a candied jalapeño. Wow, are they ever good and really not all that hot. Especially...

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...

Our roof is dripping

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We've had some nice, warm weather lately and the snow is quickly melting off of our house roof. Yesterday several inches of ice and snow slid off the storage barn with a huge crash....

COVID-19 has been found in our county

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We're pretty sure it's down in the Duluth area as the news isn't saying. I think they don't want to panic Duluthians. It's also been found in northern Wisconsin counties. As the pandemic spreads...