Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wishing for Moisture and Seed Starting Itch

I should hear this week on when the gal at the community gardens will be down there.  I’ll go look at the plots and pick one.  It really is only $20/year.  Not bad rent.  My only hesitation right now is … Continue reading

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Community Gardens

I’ve got to make a phone call to my local community garden today.  I’m working on getting a garden plot for this year.  As we are having a tough time finding a house to buy and I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Spring?

In January?  It seems like it this last week.  I do believe we’ve hit 60 a couple of times and we are predicted to do so all week.  This is nuts.  I’ve been out moving planters around to get more … Continue reading

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Progress

I’ve been working on some spinning.  Thank goodness over the weekend I got together with my spinning group and I was able to pick up some more roving.  We had a new gal join us that has alpacas.  She has … Continue reading

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Adventures in Fiber

I picked up a spinning wheel this last fall and started spinning.  Not the excercise class with stationary bikes; wool.  I started spinning with wool through a class that I took as an evening adult education class given by the local college.  … Continue reading

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Garden Wants and Seed Catalogs

You ever feel like your life is hanging on the edge of a cliff?  That is how our house hunting has been going.  We get right to the edge.  If only we could jump we would find that it really … Continue reading

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Update to Apple Cider Vinegar

Mine is bubbling away on the counter and starting to actually smell like vinegar.  It has only been 5 days since I put the water over the apples.  In those 5 days I’ve gotten lots of good bubbles going on … Continue reading

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Seed organizing

With moving in July/August and having planted not all that long before that my seed pile was a total mess. To pack everything I’d had to pull my seed organizing apart. I’d had them in a 3 ring binder and … Continue reading

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Snow

We are finally getting a bit of the white stuff. We need the moisture badly. All the farm and ranch talk is about the drought. Hay prices are through the roof. There have actually been reports of hay theft because … Continue reading

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Farm hunting

Oh we so want to find our place!  We have now been looking for about 4 months with the last two being pretty intense.  Although now that I write the numbers I realize it took us about 6 months to … Continue reading

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