Monthly Archives: February 2013

It is official.

Seeds are started. Tomatoes, peppers, spearmint, lavender, hollyhocks, brussels sprouts, asparagus, cucumbers, tomatillos, and onions.  I think that got everybody.  Most everything else I think I will direct seed.  Things like the asparagus is a complete experiment.  I’m not even … Continue reading

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New Garden Space!

Well, this lady is going to have to actually get to work this spring.  We bought 25 acres with a house.  There isn’t much else on the place.  It is mostly pasture with a wind/snow break running the length of … Continue reading

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Drought Monitor

Here it is: http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ If you look at the panhandle of Nebraska you will see we are in the darkest red or a D4-Drought~Exeptional. No wonder we don’t have much moisture. It is going to be a rough year for … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar ~ Halfway through the process.

A solid month in and the grey scum has formed over the top of my apple cider vinegar.  It has started smelling like vinegar now too.  At about the 2 or 3 week mark I ended up adding a little … Continue reading

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News

I am starting a handspun yarn business.  I’ve talked a little bit about this before but I’ve finally got my name picked out so I feel a bit better about officially saying I’m doing it.  Little Hawk Yarns will “open” … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

We officially have lots of robins. At first I thought it was just a crazy bird or two. Nope. It is the whole lot of them. We have robins all over the place. Don’t they know it is February? Did … Continue reading

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Container experiment

Well, I’m trying it.  I planted carrots and kale in my containers yesterday.  At about 55 degrees F I just couldn’t keep my fingers out of the dirt.  I also sat on the porch to spin but that is another … Continue reading

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