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…

It’s Winter, But The Garden is Alive

The shortest day of the year is almost upon us and although most of the winter is still to come, I'm feeling fantastic! There is so much happening around here and I'm enjoying seeing the progress in our yard and thinking about the opportunities to come. I got my garlic planted. I didn't get to…