Tag: homesteading

Monday on the Mountain

It’s been a long day on the mountain, Mondays usually are. I started the day around 4am, the dogs began to stir around 4:10am and we all hit the bottom of the steps and were in front of the coffee maker by 4:15am. As… Continue Reading “Monday on the Mountain”

Monday on the Mountain

It was very eggciting around here. Earlier this morning, two of our four hens started laying their eggs! We are first timers so this is so eggciting. Sorry, I can’t help myself — I’m eggstatic though! I am thrilled to walk outside and see… Continue Reading “Monday on the Mountain”

Six on Saturday: This week in the garden

The weather is finally a little warmer, although the winds haven’t died down much, except for a day or two. That’s when the Black Flies started to descend upon me, enough so that Mark broke out our mosquito netted hoods and shirts. Mosquito netting… Continue Reading “Six on Saturday: This week in the garden”

January is the time to plan and dream

It’s mid-January already and the seed catalogs have begun to trickle in, promising beautiful, delicious fruits and vegetables to satiate anyone’s palette. It’s been two years and three months since we moved up to New Hampshire. Since we moved up in the fall of… Continue Reading “January is the time to plan and dream”

Perennial Vegetables

Perennial Vegetables Gardeners are usually passionate people. Looking after their plants morning after morning, observing the daily changes. I like to go out early in the morning with the dogs with my coffee in hand and walk the garden, inspecting plants like a general… Continue Reading “Perennial Vegetables”