We've got a lot of irons in the fire right now as we gear up for spring time. Gardening We've started tomatoes, peppers, and onions indoors to be transplanted after the last frost. Chickens We lost a total of 6 birds this year, the bulk of them to hawks or other unidentified wildlife. That said, … Continue reading Homestead Update!
It's time, it's time!!! Today, or actually Sunday, was my 8 weeks before last frost day. So I was waiting for my tomato and pepper seeds to arrive so I could get everybody started in time for transplanting in spring. I knew we had a bunch of kids for a reason. My oldest wouldn't nap … Continue reading Seed Starts 2019
Indoor seeding of the peppers happened this afternoon. I had initially planned to do it Sunday, but true to form, I procrastinated. I promise I'm trying to break that horrendous habit. Anyway, here's how it went down: I used 12 pack soda boxes as my planters because truthfully, buying the peat pots didn't increase my … Continue reading Pepper Day!