Homesteading isn’t all peaches and cream — sometimes it’s weeds and sour milk.

Generally homesteading is a wonderfully fulfilling life. That's until you go out first thing in the dewy morning to see six cows happily munching down the last of the Seneca Sunrise sweet corn in...

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

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...

Aren’t friends the best?

Oh yes, they are. Two of my friends, Dara and Leslie came over yesterday morning to help me weed. And weed we did, from 10:00 to nearly 3:00! The Sand garden had a few...

We were racing the rain

Sorry not to have blogged last Wednesday, but Will had half the township cut down in hay and rain — which had popped up unexpectedly — was in the forecast. So instead of blogging,...

Finally! Rain! But a tornado missed us by several miles…

We finally got two nice rains. One was only about a tenth of an inch but the next was nearly an inch, and with our gardens, that's a huge help. We did have a...