Tag Archives: homestead

June and July in the Garden

Thursday - 8 July 2010

The garden is doing much better now that some heat has finally come on. We started harvesting butterstick summer squash and black beauty zucchini last week. With tons more to come on. We also have planted light green Lebanese squash, some globe zucchini and a few others, I am sure Russel will be tired of […]

Bumper Crop of SugarSnap Peas!

Wednesday - 30 June 2010

As I talked about ( in this post ) I have, for lack of a better way to describe it, been sick for going on 7 weeks now. We also had a cold and wet spring, which made the sugar snap peas very happy.. and me too. This doesn’t look like it, but every other […]

WP and FB

Friday - 14 August 2009

(Ages since last post.) I have been working on a new install of WordPress as a CMS. I remember when I installed MT here for this blog, took some time, but was relatively easy. The MT forums at the time (2003) were active with friendly people who wanted to help..not just point you to an […]

Spring

Wednesday - 11 March 2009

Today is one of those beautiful spring days. I walked to the meadow down the road from our place. I started doing that just to get the feeling of being in nature. Even though we are surrounded by forest and no houses, when I am out side here all I see is the work that […]

Home at last

Sunday - 17 August 2008

We had a few glitches and Kaya had to live out side in the heat and smoke while we were gone, but we came home to a good garden:     Harvesting: 4 kinds of summer squash, basil for tons of pesto, eggplants, tomatos, red and yellow potatoes, lots of salad greens. Peppers on – […]

Spring 2008

Friday - 21 March 2008

Spring is here the daffodils and tulips are blooming as are the peach trees. Life should be sweet, and in many ways it is, but I am stressed in so many ways. First off, Dad isn’t done with the cancer it is back and another surgery is planned for April 23. This time the surgeons […]