The Beginning Of Spring?

We are at a the cross roads of a major shift in the seaons. Winter has gained a strong foothold these past few months. Sending down wave after wave of arctic cold with and scattered but significant snow. With such a strong front line the newly awakened Spring doesn't seem to have much of a

March 21st, 2014|

Snow on the ground Seed Catalogs in the mail

Well it finally happened for real. I don't check the weather as much this time of year so when we woke up to snow on the ground it was a bit of a surprise. We still have some posts to put in the ground for our new cow shed. The ground probably won't be to

November 26th, 2013|

Trashing the Trash

[singlepic id=242 w=320 h=240 float=right] Plastic is everywhere on the modern farm. We have two high tunnels and a greenhouse that are covered in plastic. The high tunnel plastic will stay on the tunnels for 5 or 6 years then will be used for winter protection on low tunnels for a few more years. The

March 3rd, 2013|

Chipmunks

Chipmunks! You think their just so cute don't you? I mean who wouldn't. With their fluffy tails, big puffy cheeks, and their spunky attitude. Last year I would have agreed with you. Meadow was slightly annoyed with them because they got to her sunflower seed heads before she could. This past winter was a warm

September 10th, 2012|

Crop Planning and Seed Ordering

I placed our Fedco seed order this week. It is certainly a challenge trying to figure out what we are going to grow. Then figuring out how much we are going to grow. Then figuring out how many seeds need to be ordered to achieve this. Last year I was much less organized with my

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