Friday, July 30, 2010

Upcoming Generations

The above photo shows why I haven't been blogging much lately. I have all three daughters and 4 granddaughters here. It's been a long, long time since I had little tiny clothes on the clothesline. We are all having a wonderful time but I'm not spending much of it online. I'll be back later in the season.

Sunday, July 18, 2010


I have the most beautiful carnations this year. I've finally figured out that growing them as biennials works better here than trying to get them to flower in one season. This way I get great flowers and really nice long stems. And they smell so good.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Warm Weather at Last

The weather has finally turned hot and sunny after a long cold and wet spring and early summer. The warm weather vegetables are so pleased. You can almost see the basil and squash and pumpkins growing. Joel got the last of the hoophouse tomatoes tied up today and we had a few little Sungold cherry tomatoes in our salad tonight. It won't be long before there are lots of the

Sunday, July 11, 2010

New Chickens

We have been raising 6 little baby chicks that were a Father's Day present from our daughter, Jennie. Today they went out into their pen outside. They are fully feathered and the weather has warmed up. Hope they stay warm tonight. They had a great audience for their move. The girls loved watching them run and fly up and down the pen. They've never had this much room as they have been living in a large animal carrier in the house.