May 22, 2017

One of the major dates that I have been planning everything around has been the date of the last frost. That’s the date you count backwards from to start seeds. That’s the date that all of your fragile flowers can allegedly go in the ground. Coincidentally, this year i...

May 5, 2017

I’ve noticed something that has happened to me since the move into the house. I’ve become very invested in the weather.  Of all the possible changes I thought I might develop as a farmer, weather watching was not even on my radar. I anticipated deer, bugs, sore muscles...

February 26, 2017

I just completed my 2016 taxes and it only took 3 hours. I debated about delving into the issue of indicating that I have started a business and elected not to go down that path just yet. I guess I figure that since I did not even attempt to generate income last year,...

February 12, 2017

Good morning! It’s been a productive week I think. Well, I’m posting a blog, so that’s progress. One of my many excuses for not posting is the fact that I often don’t have a current photo to tie in to what I am writing about. Lame, I know, but true. So the picture here...

February 5, 2017

Well, we are making slow but steady progress. Last Friday, I placed my large order for seeds and plants and things are slowly arriving. My basement is outfitted with grow lights, heat mats, timers, a fan and seed trays. I am experimenting with seed starting and learnin...

January 11, 2017

It’s raining outside. As I look out over the property, I see standing water - lots of standing water. This property is just about 30 miles north of where I grew up. While that doesn’t seem far, it turns out that the weather is just a bit colder and a bit more severe. I...

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