More of the same, getting all the raised beds filled with our mountain of imported topsoil. As good as the stuff is, it still needs to be sifted to get out as many rocks as possible. Farmboy made an awesome screen using 1/2" hardware cloth and it works great. We had started with 1/4" cloth, … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 5/22/16
Month: May 2016
Our big focus this week is getting raised beds built & filled. And by "our", I mean Farmboy is working his asset off building these wonderful sturdy beds out of old, unused wood slabs that would otherwise be rotting into the ground. We're double-stacking them to provide at least 12 inches of depth to accommodate … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 5/15/16
Exciting news this week was the unexpected delivery of two new kids! Our resident Goat Girl had given up on the presumed gestation since Yoshi was six weeks overdue, but surprise surprise! The kids are on the cute side, both black & white. The yin & yang of The Farm. Yet another surprise unfurled when … Continue reading Week on the Farm: 5/8/16
Continued work on the Berry Patch fencing and soil prep, just about done. Working on forming 20-foot rows for our main crops. We plan on doing an assortment of row crops, raised beds, and various container gardens to see what works best for us.