After only chickens last season, it's farm animals in full force this time around. In the pic, Montana with the new-to-the-farm pair of Percheron work horses, the Shropshire sheep, and Rollie, the youngest of four Great Pyrenees livestock guardian dogs, looking on. Elsewhere, … [Read more...] about Farm animals
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I'm sure I've taken this photo before, but somehow, it's still new—the first transplants of the season! This is the look of 1,440 onions, starting out. These are 72-cell plug sheets, and the plan is to multi-plant four onions in each spot. Do a little multiplication—5 trays, 72 … [Read more...] about 1440 onions
There is really no one absolute moment when a new growing season begins, so I guess today is as good as many to make the call. All the familiar gear is in a new farm home (there's a bit of backstory here, that I'll eventually get to in the About...), and right now, we're setting … [Read more...] about In the beginning, again
A mid-winter flashback to one of my favorite farm photos—it's just so...hands-on. On the tiny farm, many of the things we otherwise consider inconvenient, like rain and MUD, are actually just fine. Sunny days are NICER, but there's plenty of room for wet as well. Originally … [Read more...] about Play in mud!