Fall is Here!

Looking at the backyard and I see that it got away from me again.  I’m looking forward to next year, but I may need some help.  I will certainly need some money for it.  The plan is to sheet mulch to get rid of the weeds.  But I’d also like …

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In a Down Cycle

In the past three years we’ve made a lot of improvements: raised bed vegetable garden, two beehives, even a hugelkulture bed (still working on perfecting that one).  But there are things that are still extremely discouraging.  My husband makes good money at a job he would rather quit and while …

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Urban Farming!

Decided to rip leftover bee hive wood and some ancient 4x4s into a strawberry garden bed. We’re moving the strawberries out of the north facing bed into this bad boy (its 36w x 29d x 24h) to make room for the honey berry bushes Cali scored. Sadly, an hour after …

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New Bees

Sometimes I wonder if I’m biting off more than I can handle.  But there are days I just don’t care.  This morning is one of them.  Went outside to play with the dog and check on the new bees we installed on Saturday.  Matt and I built a beautiful Warre …

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