Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Farm in Bloom

We found a couple of trilliums up near the fruit trees and the wannabe pond.  They bloom white and then turn this rosy purple color when the bloom starts to fade. The nectarine tree is the first of the fruit trees … Continue reading

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Potatoes in the Ground and a Late Night Visitor

Another weekend and another thing done. We spent this weekend getting potatoes in the ground, adding companion plants, organizing our shipping container, and being entertained by a late night guest. The Univited Guest L woke up in the middle of … Continue reading

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I Married a Boy Scout

M – he is my dream date come true.  Boy scout tossed in with some McGyver and a splash of nerd.  If anything needs fixing – he can figure out a way.  Need some improvising? No problem.  Nothing in the fridge … Continue reading

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Something Smells a Little Fishy Around Here…

Organic, cold-processed liquid fish.  check. Organic, cold-pressed neem oil.  check. Organic, un-sulfured, blackstrap molasses. check. Biodegradable soap.  check. Liquid Kelp.  check. Compost Tea.  check. All the ingredients needed to whip up my first batch of brew ala Michael Philips “Four Holistic Sprays of … Continue reading

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Sensible Shoes

Since working on our farm on the weekends I discovered I was noticing people’s shoes. I first noticed myself noticing one cold morning on my commute when a pretty woman flounced (that bouncing fluttering gait) by wearing a miniskirt and … Continue reading

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…And Gravel Mulch and More Chipping

Weekend 4 We hooked the cargo trailer up to the pickup and L. headed down early to get to the local gravel pit before closing on a Friday afternoon – no weekend hours for us weekend farmers.  We needed 2 … Continue reading

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