Cover crops?

This post is a month late. Everything in this post occurred a month ago. Sometimes it happens that other posts take precedence. C'est la vie. This year I was determined to plant cover crops on my beds to increase water and nutrient retention for the following year. I thought I was on the ball! I … Continue reading Cover crops?

It’s time to order your chickens!

If you are planning to purchase your chickens, especially large quantities, from a breeder (as opposed to buying them from agriculture retail stores), now is the time to do it. If you are still unsure where you want to purchase your poultry livestock check out our earlier post on Choosing the Right Chicken. Once you … Continue reading It’s time to order your chickens!

Happy Birthday, here’s 40!

I turn 40 today. It's a milestone I have been both looking forward to and dreading. Personally I really like the idea of growing older. I am definitely more mature, and much more inclined towards the intellectual than I was even 5 years ago (although in truth I always have been motivated to learn more … Continue reading Happy Birthday, here’s 40!

I wait for this ALL YEAR!

In terms of entertainment there are two things that I really enjoy. I can do without TV, Movies, and even music to an extent (although I do REALLY enjoy music, especially anything originating from the 90's and 2000's), but when given the opportunity to entertain myself I nearly always chose either books or science podcasts. … Continue reading I wait for this ALL YEAR!

Keeping warm this winter

We have made some significant improvements to the house this year. We still have a bit more to do in order to meet our 2020 goals, but it's looking really good that these things are going to happen!!! One of these improvements included replacing our old wood burning stove. that barely heated the downstairs and … Continue reading Keeping warm this winter

Prepping the Bees for Winter

Grad school has finally slowed down enough that I can update my backlogged posts! It is that time of year once again to start prepping the bees for the cold winter months. It is important to remember that leaving bees to fend for themselves is ultimately giving them a death sentence. The first step in … Continue reading Prepping the Bees for Winter