Tag Archives: Garden

converging thoughts – conclusion

And now for the “so what do I want to do with these thoughts”. I have a farm and I have resources.  I may not have time for a full time second job, but I think I have an idea … Continue reading

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harvest, weeding, planting

Hi, This is the wife. By some last minute changes in weekend plans, I find myself enjoying a quiet morning at the farm without kids. The hubby is out feeding the bees after having some coffee and sugar cake. I’ve … Continue reading

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mulch, weeds and

An update on the bees. Last fall Dad got it into his mind that he wanted to hire a tree service to clean up the line of cedars along the driveway. He, and sometimes I, had been working on cleaning … Continue reading

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irrigation 2012

Hmm, I think I may have figured out another reason the muse has been a bit silent.  The older son started middle school this year.  That has led to 5:30am alarms to get him off to school.  Sort of puts … Continue reading

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garden 2012

Saturday was a beautiful, and occasionally, hot day at the farm. After a filling breakfast at the farm, the kids and I headed to the Durham Farmer’s Market to buy tomato plants. This is the first time I had been … Continue reading

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night before christmas

And there are a lot of people in the house! It has been forever since I have had much time to write for the blog.  Makes me feel like life is out of balance.  I have off the next several … Continue reading

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no farm time :(

So the press of life has kept the farm time to a minimum for the past six weeks.  I am really into withdrawal. Have managed a few short visit for a couple of hours. I haven’t even had time for … Continue reading

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tomatoes caddyshack

No, this posting is not about using a variety of means, including high explosives, to rid the garden of gophers.  In fact the good news is that the cinder blocks, used to cover the “groundhog crawl under places” in the … Continue reading

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peppers

Irene is coming through NC today.  Here in Raleigh it is just wind and rain.  Nothing too bad.  We lost power for an hour, but had the generator kick in.  The internet was out for several hours.  I suspect the … Continue reading

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irrigation 2010/2011

I have been promising a posting on the irrigation system for awhile. I am on a long flight cross country and it seems like it would be a good time bring you up to date. As you recall from the … Continue reading

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