Tag: garden

Misfits Market-Part 1

So we are trying a new thing. In the past we’ve done a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA). If you’re unfamiliar-it is a subscription for produce from a local farmer.

Christmas in Quaranisolation

Yet another holiday without family. I stole the name of my state of being from my brother-in-law who has had a different drink every night since things shut down in March. We all have the things we do to pass the time. I colored… Continue Reading “Christmas in Quaranisolation”

Planning for the Spring Planting

We’ve had a garden pretty much every year, with varying levels of success. Last year was pretty grim, for a variety of reasons. So we’ve decided to cut back on the crops next year.

Getting Back Into the Swing

Things are starting to get back to more normal. I’m working full time again, studying for the PMP exam, and planning for spring on the farm. I can walk in about ten days, and I’m looking forward to sleeping in my own bed.

Pickled Radishes

There were some lovely radishes today at the farmer’s market this morning.

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

In addition to the nectarines, I also got a three-pound bag of Jonathan apples. I decided to make applesauce/pie filling. Nom. So making applesauce is easy as pie. Cut up the apples into chunks. In a saucepan, put some water, and the apples. Put… Continue Reading “How ‘Bout Them Apples?”

Weekly Wildflowers

We have a lot of wildflowers. A lot. It may not look it from the picture, but we do have a lot.

Rough Linen

Totally not an ad, but definitely a recommendation. When I first moved out to a homestead, my best friend sent me a great pinafore for my indoor/outdoor work.

Mushroom

Badger badger badger badger Mushroom! We got our first mushroom!

Near Perfect Dinner

Dinner was nearly the perfect dinner. We had a bunch of greens from the garden, with bacon, Brie, and Granny Smith apples. Balsamic vinaigrette. Baguette (sadly gluten free). For dessert strawberries and cream. Eaten on the porch with a nice cool breeze.