We’ve Grown!

I shared a picture of the baby chicks about a week ago. Here they are today. It’s amazing how fast they grow. Now we just have to think up sixteen names.

Raised Beds

Paul and I have been all around the barn discussing the design of our garden beds and we finally settled on cinder blocks. They’ll last and I can eventually do another layer or two to raise the beds even higher. I hope to garden…

Foraging for Fungi

I went looking for morels (none) and found some interesting mushrooms. I turned one over and found gills. It does look a bit like Loreleia postii, called a redhead. (Not dinner.) I also found this cool fungus, but I haven’t a clue what it…

Sweet Potatoes

So I decided to grow some sweet potatoes. I’ve got them started in little glasses and they have roots already. When the leaves start showing up I’ll pot the slips and eventually move them out into grow bags when the weather allows. Can’t wait…

Honk, Honk

The other morning, we had a pair of Canada geese and a pair of ducks (I’m not sure what kind) in our little pond. My neighbor managed to get a picture of the geese, but the ducks turned shy on us and flew away….