How My Garden Grows

So my first year of gardening is halfway done. I’ve had some successes and some absolute failures. I’ve learned a lot this year and it’s not over yet. Time for an update on how things are going… First up, let’s talk about Tomatoes. I planted both beefsteak and cherry tomatoes. Everyone I know here in … Read more

Hello Backyard Chickens

I don’t really know how this happened. I read some books on homesteading that mentioned chickens, then I dismissed the idea. Or at least I thought I did. The idea crept back in and I found myself imagining our backyard with chickens. It could be nice, I thought. Fresh eggs and fresh chicken meat sound … Read more