Chickens!

We bought chickens on the 7th and set them up in a temporary box. But chickens grow fast. The cardboard box (originally from our lawn mower) would not be sufficient for eight growing chicks. We had to get something else built. I’d already fixed up the old shed/chicken coop, including a fenced off run, but […]

Winter Planning

It’s winter time and that means I’m dreaming about Spring. I’m thinking about all of the various projects I want to do. It’s finally sinking in that we have our own house and property! After so many years living in an apartment there’s the possibility of doing all sorts of interesting things. Lack of money […]

*Really* Cold Weather!

It’s been down to 4°F lately. So cold that our pipes froze the other day, our car froze and it hasn’t been getting above freezing. We’re adapting. Got the pipes thawed and the car. Now the water is trickling at night and I’ve been getting up to start the car. Hate doing it, but it’s […]

Our Homestead

We lived in our last apartment for eleven years. Eleven years thinking about what we’d do when we got our own place with room for gardens, animals and everything else. Now we have the place and are slowly figuring out what to do first. I’ve posted a bunch of project posts as we’ve started working […]

Plant Garlic

Urgency: High Cost: $39 Status: In Progress Description: I ordered garlic from Big John’s Garden this year. I was a little late in ordering so many varieties had sold out but I still got the Inchelium Red Garlic I wanted and another variety (was going to be Spanish Roja Garlic, but that was gone by […]

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