Farm Friday: So many weeds…

So there aren’t any pictures again this week because who needs to see a garden being eaten by weeds.  We’ve tried a couple of new things to control weeds and while all of them reduced the weeds, none of them were a good, long-term solution to the aggressive weeds that seem to thrive in our … [Read more…]

Farm Friday: Busy Busy

So I don’t have any pictures for you today, everything looks pretty much the same as last week.   Sadly, the peas are pretty much done barely two weeks after the first pod appeared.  The weather just wasn’t pea friendly this year.  It went from too hot to too cold and back to too hot while … [Read more…]

Farm Friday: Things are growing

So we finally planted all those strawberry plants we got in a few weeks ago.  Now we just watch them for flowers and runners.  Because all four varieties are June-Bearing varieties we won’t allow them to produce any berries this year so they can put all their energy into growing runners.  That means that we … [Read more…]

Summer means…

…being too busy to keep up with everything without a schedule.  I’ve definitely let things slip since the weather got warm.  I’ve been so busy outside working in the yard or playing with the kids that far too many things (including posting here) haven’t gotten done.  In an effort to get more done each day, … [Read more…]

Farm Friday: Quick Update

So I’ve had a really tough time getting Farm Friday posts up.  It’s a combination of being extra busy and at the same time having nothing good to post.  It’s been kind of rainy this week so not much outside work got done.  Last week, Mr. J was kind of out of commission having pulled … [Read more…]

Night Weaning

So Miss P and I embarked on a project together this week, although she didn’t agree to it and she isn’t happy that we’re doing it,  we’re night weaning.  I know that many of you will remember my post from several weeks back about her turning one and wonder why she’s still nursing at night, … [Read more…]