New beginnings

Holly and I had some time last Friday for a sweet little morning in the garden. We weeded around the delicate seedlings popping up (everywhere!) and got the last of our indoor transplants into the dirt outside. Every time I walk over to the garden lately there is something else…

Progress

It may not look like much, but this is progress. Thanks to Sam, the chickens, and some sunshine. The garden will flourish this year. We got a good start on tilling and bed prep. Share holders will get a harvest one month from now!

springtime at last

Last Saturday (on the eve of spring equinox) I planted the first of our 2011 flower seeds outdoors. They are cold hardy varieties. Even though our central Illinois frost-free date isn't until May 12th these flowers should be able to survive below freezing temperatures. Bachelor's Button Black Boy and Love-In-A-Mist…