Our old, weathered Farm road sign got a fresh coat of paint, so that brightened things up a bit. Decided it was time to start tilling, so we pulled off the heavy black plastic sheeting that we laid down several weeks ago to smother new weed growth. Farmboy did a super job of fencing off … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 4/17/16
Month: April 2016
This past week we finally got the new compost area set up with a 3-bin system, tended to the cattle, started work on fencing out the berry patch, and became apiarists.
This week's highlight was the cutting down of a very tall tree that was too close to the garden and newly constructed greenhouse. We had debated over its possible demise in recent weeks and decided to let it be, but Farm Boss overruled the decision and down it went. We estimated it to be at … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 4/3/16
The Farm's first greenhouse was just completed and boy are we loving it! The unusually warm weather is allowing us to fill it up with green, alive things that have been stuck inside for the past month. We used nearly all reclaimed materials for this special structure - only the support framing and corrugated roofing … Continue reading The greenhouse is done!