Chickens in the garden…

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Today was gorgeous!!  And my Oak Tree and Opulent decided to start working on putting the garden to bed.  Our sweet brood, Gem, Atticus, and Calpurnia/Calpurnio (we don’t know which yet) needed some outdoors time.  Since we don’t have a run for them yet (a project for next Spring), we decided to let them run […]

Monday madness…

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Today is going to be a bit nuts. There is way too much to do. Lists MUST be made for what needs to get completed outdoors before winter sets in. Gardens must be walked to determine what is left to pick…like pumpkins…and snake gourds (a fun treat), and to see if any broccoli has survived […]

While we were gone…

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the garden took on a life of its own! Especially the pumpkins!  We allowed for the space recommended on the package.  Apparently, we should have read it more this way, “I will take over half you garden space.  I will infiltrate your onions, potatoes, and even consider kissing your carrots.  I will climb the fence […]

How is your garden….planted :)

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On Monday the entire garden got planted.  My Oak Tree was out bright and early tilling the soil making it nice and fluffy to work with.  Ok, fluffy is probably not a technical term for the soil, but it sure seemed fluffy.  LOL 🙂 Anyhow, while he tilled, my Cactus, Opulent and I built pole […]

When life gives you lemons…

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Or in my case when several heavy winter blizzards and a late winter storm (seriously, last week) give you an abundance of downed lilac bushes/branches I make (or my Oak Tree at least) fence posts. This is part of the pile of downed lilac bushes from all the blizzards this past winter.  We worked on […]