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

6.16.2012 Surprises everywhere

This morning, I rushed through my chores, which now include watering the 105 by hand because the irrigation system is a generalist and the root systems of the 105 are pathetic and mostly non-functional.   I skipped working the horses.  I … Continue reading

6.13.2012 Peas! In June!

Feed the horses.  Feed the chickens.  Muck the coop.  Muck the round pen.  Exercise Ophelia.  Cut two bolted lettuce plants and toss them to the chickens in the coop.  Notice they are having trouble with the new fencing set up.  … Continue reading

4.26.2012 Some Assembly/Disassembly Required

Yesterday was another one of what I call ADD days. Lots of little things. After servicing the laying flock and moving the fence for the breeding trio of Sussex, I exercised Ophelia. Three days after the Sunday storm, there still … Continue reading