11.3.2012 Foraging after the First Frost

Yes.  Indeed.  First frost came in the night.  It was there on the grass when I went out before dawn this morning.  32 degrees and frost everywhere and a thin film of ice in all the waterers.  The chickens didn’t … Continue reading

9.7.2012 I Just Wanted to Plant Peas

On Monday, my goal was to plant peas, beets and wheat in the garden.  The chickens were down to manageable levels.  It was too wet to work the horses.  The bees needed only minor tending.  I really had no more … Continue reading