Snow in April…?

Snow in April…?

Actually, it was more like hail. The worst of it was–I had just checked the forecast temperatures and planted the 2022 garden. Bad move, but fortunately there’s time for more seeds.

Fortifying the Soil….

Fortifying the Soil….

I can’t say that I’ve ever seen purple worms before–but then again, they were working the bin where I grow purple potatoes. I’ll need to do more research

Wild Turkey Takeover…

Wild Turkey Takeover…

I previously mentioned that one day this turkey flock appeared on the ranch–and they haven’t left for two years. These crafty birds follow the sheep herd around all day–and even sleep in the trees that surround their main pasture. These savvy creatures are definitely survivors. One hen was killed by a passing eagle, and a … Continue reading

Sorry For My Absence….

Sorry For My Absence….

I have to blame life’s trials and tribulations for the pause in activity. Actually, quite a lot has been happening around here. Somewhere between Covid, family, and medical visits–lies my excuse. There is a definite backstory. All I can say is the farm is back and running at full speed. To the valued friends we … Continue reading

A Green Thumb…?

A Green Thumb…?

Evidently, this year’s tomato crop did not get enough sun. There was an abundance of wind and clouds. Therefore, I have a bumper crop of green cherry tomatoes. I will have to “vine” ripen them inside. Hopefully, they will still taste their usual…delicious.

Still Producing…

Still Producing…

With the October chill in the air, it is surprising that the tomatoes are still ripening on the vine. I was especially happy with today’s harvest, considering a ground squirrel made off with the purple potatoes