We had four sunny days

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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...

Q and A: growing corn for cornmeal and layering jars in canner

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Growing corn for cornmeal I am growing dent corn to make corn meal. I am not sure when to harvest and how to prepare the corn for grinding. Daniel Jones Cullowhee, North Carolina Leave the ears on the...

What do you get when you cross a Hopi Pale Grey and a Marina...

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Nothing like you'd imagine! Hopi Pale Grey is football shaped with a "belly button" on the blossom end. Marina Di Chioggia is pumpkin shaped, dark green and warted. My friend grew the two C....

The tulips are up!

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More signs of spring up north.  Yesterday I woke up to a musical sound.  Wolves?  Nooooo...  It sounds like geese.  It IS geese!  I threw open the window and the air was filled with...

We had a happy Easter

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I baked up a big smoked half ham from one of our pigs for Easter dinner. Our son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Kelly, along with our grandchildren, Mason and Ava were at our place...