Tag: yard

Walkabout

Every now and again, I love walking through the yard looking at everything.

Spring is Springing

Still in the early days, but signs are starting to pop up, as are our peonies.

When to Give Up

So we have been building a fence to keep goats. For about two years. It goes in fits and starts, as we have time, health, and good weather.

Getting Dirty

Today was spent primarily in the garden. Prepping isn’t sexy, but it helps in the long run. But fist, coffee. My local place Mustard Seed had a gluten-free baking day yesterday, so I was pretty much on the doorstep when they opened. I had… Continue Reading “Getting Dirty”

Expanding our Carbon Footprint

One of the downsides to living out here is that it is a long drive to anywhere. We have a more or less fuel efficient Subaru, an ancient Honda that sips gas, and Big Blue, a 1993 Ford F-150. Paid $500 for it. Worth… Continue Reading “Expanding our Carbon Footprint”

All Around the Mulberry Bush

I think maybe we have a mulberry bush behind our beehives. Which would be awesome! I’m currently trying to identify the tree.

Just Super!

Our new bees are thriving thus far. Our old hive wasn’t so bad either, so after checking on them on Sunday, we put on a brooder box on one of the new ones, and a super on the old one.

Beekeeping at Night

After swearing off beekeeping at night, we once again did it. We bought two new hives, which we had to pick up at twilight, so it was dark by the time we got home.

Making Oilcloth

So we have a lot of things that need covering outside, and I’m a dork, so I’ve been making oilcloth so our stuff will match. So far, I’ve done a cover for the chicken pen, some windbreaks for our feeding station, and a banner.

What’s Next?

So yesterday was what did we do last year. Today is what are we doing this year?