A great chance find at the library, lying there on top of a returned-book cart. This isn't a book review or recommendation, although Barns, Sheds & Outbuildings is a cool browsing volume, full of clear explanations, instructions, and photos. What it did was remind me, as my … [Read more...] about Reading about building stuff
Archives for 2011
This year's end-of-winter weather watch is different. It's March, and I'm still in town, with an urban view, backyards and curb-sides, instead of...fields, which is just not the same. Still, it's exciting as usual to feel the sun growing higher and stronger, the days getting … [Read more...] about Watching March weather
CHICKEN TRACTOR! My book-of-the-moment, a happy find at the municipal library (thanks to Kendall, I rediscovered LIBRARIES a couple of months ago—haven't held a library card since school days, long, long ago). The chicken tractor concept is simple, and it's been chatted about … [Read more...] about Chicken Tractor: The Book
There's a new tiny farming season just around the corner, and I've got my plans plans plans plans... Well, this year's Plan is actually WAY more laid-back and simple than that may sound. It's my ninth consecutive year of full-time small-scale organic veggie farming, and this … [Read more...] about Best laid plans begin here!