Busy Bees

Two weeks ago you saw how Luke and I spent a weekend Rendering Bees Wax. This week we are prepping for our new bees by setting up their home as well as a significant food supply. When I think about all the things we got done over the weekend it makes my head spin slightly. Luke…

Who says winter can’t be productive for the garden?

Here I am, teaching myself how to use a table saw all in the name of food. Gotta love some good old fashion power tools. I would consider this a very productive day; and proud to say this lady ended it with all ten fingers. Hallelujah! I’ve been enamored with my garden as of late. Planning…

Prepping for Pumpkins

Though last weeks’ post Interior Design was fun but this week is a different kind of fun! 1. Cut 2. Gut 3. Rinse 4. Dry Pumpkins are hungry hippos in the garden and need to be watered regularly and well furtilized. They pretty much go against everything I stand for in a lazy gardener’s garden. That being…

SNOW!?!

So the well is dug as you saw in There she blow!!! Water! but work on the pump stopped because of the approach of winter. How dare nature do me like that! But… I had just planted the horse pasture the day before so the timing could not have been more spot on because it helped to hydrate…

The Garden of Eden

Here we are again, last week you were able to see the progress on the inside of the homestead through the post Home sweet home now it is time for me to share the beautiful garden and landscaping outside the home. The garden space on this property is easily 2000 square feet. For a beginning gardener this…

Chores

PTO = Progress was my last post about a very successful week off where I worked hard to complete the pasture and dry lot. The work was very difficult alone but unbelievably rewarding once I stepped back and peered at what I was able to accomplish. I said I would and so I did! Having a…