We scurried around as our first major snowfall was forecast

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We still had a few crops out in the gardens — some late beets, turnips, and some dry corn. We also had to put away some tools, equipment, etc. We know if these things...

Well, we wanted rain; now it’s raining too much

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I guess we're never satisfied. Although the rain is great for our gardens, it sure makes it tough to finish up making hay. Will finally saw three clear days in the forecast and cut...

Q and A: planting cole crops and blight resistant tomatoes

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Planting cole crops For several years I have tried my hand at planting cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and brussel sprouts from seeds purchased from Baker Creek. Every year the plants are very small and most never...

We’re just about done planting

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With a few open spots in the Wolf garden, I've planted a few snap beans like Strike and Dragon Tongue. Not for seed saving as it's too late to harvest dry seed beans, but...

Today I saw our first pussy willows!

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Driving into town today, I spotted pussy willows out on a bush that is always the very first in the area. I always watch that bush as when they finally pop out, it gives...