It finally rained — 3 inches

We knew it was coming so I got busy planting squash, melons, and corn, mostly in the North garden as it is chiefly clay. When it gets wet you can't even walk in it...

With the help of friends, we got 275 tomatoes planted in one day

My friends, Dara, her daughter-in-law, Grace, and Heather came over yesterday morning and by mid-afternoon, we had not only planted all of the tomato varieties we'll be growing this year but also got four...

Planting, planting, planting

With spring here and temperatures soaring quickly into the 80's, along with a good, soaking inch of rain, we're going crazy with planting. Already we've got the Main, House, and Central gardens nearly full...

The weak calf is walking

After four days of coaxing our little calf to drink from the goat bottle every two hours, this morning I found him not in the entryway but in the kitchen. He had gotten up...

We have a new calf

For two days now, we've been getting a very nice rain. So far we've gotten a little more than half an inch and it's still raining. Hooray! Our fields and pastures, not to mention...