Only in northern Minnesota

We think only here can you have 92° F one day and two days later have to rush around protecting frost sensitive plants from freezing. Yup, that's what we did last night....

We’re making good use of this very nice spring weather

Here's the last of the tomatoes I planted. Boy, I'm glad that's done! Our season is very short here in northern Minnesota, so we're hard at work trying...

And you thought we were busy before…

Wow, it's planting time and we have been crazy busy lately! Our wonderful apprentice, Alisha, went back home to plant her garden and watch over her dog, Bella, who is due to...

We had a great, although rainy Memorial Weekend

Saturday, Will and our wonderful apprentice, Alisha, cut lumber and finished the board and batten siding on our new barn. Alisha learned to use Will's pneumatic air gun to drive the nails....

Sorry I didn’t blog Monday

We were hugely busy getting ready for me to take a two day (or more) jaunt to Mayo Clinic with our carpenter friend, Tom, who was due for his once-every-three-year checkups. It's...