Gardening in a Wet Winter

I'm not on entirely good terms with this wet winter. I would rather have cold mornings that give rise to sunny days than continuously soggy ground, but we have to make the most of what is given to us and find other things to do. Once the big wooden planter was freed from the blackcurrant…

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In Which The Chickens Get Enlisted

I have done something that is great for both the chickens and for me. I have enlisted the chickens onto my compost team. I am in the process of moving the weedpost pile, the pile where I was chucking my weeds and the worms and bugs were decomposing them, into the chicken pen. I didn't…

I Ate it And I Liked it

I ate Broccoli. And I liked it. There is only one way in which I like broccoli thus far, and that is in a raw broccoli salad. I'm not sure if it's because the broccoli is raw, because there's bacon or because there's mayo and bacon, but it works. We made some for the first…