Monthly Archives: April 2014

3 weeks to the frost date

My average frost-free date is May 20. I am a little behind on the garden but not too bad. I tried starting celery from seed this year. Not a one germinated. I wonder what happened? Probably a combination of bad … Continue reading

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A few of the goofs that live here.

On my little chunk of paradise we have mostly girls that live here. And most of those girls are just plain crazy. A few little introductions. First we have a lab mix pup of about a year old. We got … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

I’m on a quick break from working outside. It is supposed to be almost 80 degrees today. I haven’t adjusted to those temperatures just yet so I have to remember to take it a little slower than I normally would. … Continue reading

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Spring Update

Spring chores on the farmstead get tough when you get spring snow storms. At least the snow hasn’t lasted long. Sunday we got about 4 inches but as of this morning it is mostly bare ground again. I am thankful … Continue reading

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My favorite bread recipe

This bread recipe is so very simple mainly because it doesn’t take a bunch of thought, I have it memorized, and I can modify it as needed. Yield: 1 regular loaf or two small loaves (baguette sized) Baking Temp: 350-375 … Continue reading

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I got busy

We went from being still pretty cold to kind of nice around here. Today there was a lot of wind but otherwise it was mostly sunny. Tomorrow is six weeks until our official frost date of May 20th. I am … Continue reading

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