It Seems to be The Building Time of Year

Since harvesting and preserving slowed down, we seem to have entered the building season. We've got the build bug at the moment. And that is exciting. We built the compost bins in the Orchard Pen, which you can read about here. Then we began other things. Plant Alcove The first plant table for my nursery…

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The Compost Worksite

The Little Fulla and I have been working on The Worksite: the site of the compost bin build in the Orchard chicken pen. I wanted two low wooden compost bins in the Orchard Pen to help accommodate all our compost-making and greenwaste-processing needs. The compost bin in the other pen, the Cedar Pen, was piled…

Are we There Yet?

As in, are we at the end of summer yet? Nope. We are just about to begin the 'hottest' month. Doh! The first two months of summer, as well as the end of spring, have just been like one big long February of stinkin' hotness. It's very hard to get things done outside. It has…

Stuck

The vegetable seedlings are all go at the moment. The dining table is full of little plants pushing up from the soil in various colours, sizes and forms. They are very interesting to watch. I have been doing a lot of watching; stuck with my compost-turning-induced back injury, with two different joints damaged. What was…