I know I touched on the blight in my last post, but it has really been eating at me.************************* This year Jeremy, Mom, and I took on gardening. This is not a new task, but we took on some new ideas and steps. We wanted tomatoes, lots of them! Tomatoes were going to be diced, … Continue reading Blight
Friday after work, Jeremy and I took off for a weekend of camping at Stillwater State Park at Lake Groton. The trip was fantastic! Lots of paddling, fishing, relaxing, good food, and even greater company!We took Sammy (Dad's dog) for the weekend, as Dad and Deb were going away as well and couldn't bring him … Continue reading Camping & Tomato Blight
This past weekend Jeremy and I spent time with Mom working on the gardens. We managed to get a fence up around one of the gardens as the chickens just would not stay out of it. We had to plant the squashes a 2nd and 3rd time because of the chickens getting into it! We … Continue reading Thinning out the garden… YUM
Finally getting some pictures from our gardening adventures posted! We spent one afternoon making scarecrows for some of the gardens. It was a beautiful day and they came out great. They really added to the gardens, making them feel ready for all summer has to bring.Another project was planting potatoes. We have never planted potatoes … Continue reading Planting Potatoes & Making Scarecrows
About two weeks ago the hatchling that was beginning to stretch its legs in the big bad world was killed! My moms dogs got ahold of the chick and played with it, ultimately ending its little life. It was really sad, and Mom was super pissed at the dogs, which I totally can't blame her … Continue reading Baby Chicks and Sweet Pickled Watermelon Rind
I cannot wait to put them into the ground and watch them GROW!
With so much spring in the air, it is the perfect time to announce the new life that has crept into existence!I can't wait to find out if it is a boy or a girl, although I am really pushing for a girl.****************WE HAVE A BABY CHICK! Mom has a chicken that has been sitting … Continue reading Baby News!!!
My plants are all starting to look so good. One of my trays of lettuce got too tried out, there was water in the bottom, just not enough. Other than that, I have mesclun mix looking vibrant and yummy. My roma tomatoes are starting to poke up, moved them to a more well lit spot. … Continue reading Plants
This weekend was spent house sitting at Mom and Lynda's while they went to the Cape. They had the dogs, so it was a matter of keeping the kitties and horses fed, and making sure the chickens got in each night.Jeremy and I had planned to try to get the garden beds weeded and turned … Continue reading Mucking