Pumpkin Seeds, Chickens, and Bees (Oh My!)

It’s been busy around here with at least some garden prep and planting happening daily. In addition to the vegetable garden, I’m trying to set up a cutting garden, hoping to grow enough to provide flowers for my mom’s bed and breakfast, in addition to our eggs. The potatoes are in, the early tomatoes are tucked awayRead more

Unusual Market Finds

A farmer’s market is a great place to find unusual varieties of things that you’d never find in a typical grocery store, and this week I must have been in an adventurous mood, because I came home with several things that I’d never bought before. This Rock Melon (back) caught my eye because it wasRead more

Garden Clean-up and Seed Saving

Bee is suffering from a cold today, so we stayed home from our regular Friday activities this afternoon. I used the unexpected free time to do some clean-up in the garden. I collected seeds from the various nasturtium plants (I love nasturtiums and have them planted everywhere!), putting them in separate containers with one ofRead more