April showers bring May flowers or at least that’s how the saying goes. Around here it’s been rain, rain, and more rain punctuated by a few sunny days. After a week straight, we have sun and I managed to slip out and get a few pictures of our now nice-looking garden beds.
Yes, it's that time of year again. Spring is in full swing with summer close at its heels. Which means it’s time for us to roll up our sleeves and dig in. First stop: the lawn. The patchy, crabgrass-and-weed-ridden lawn that has been a sore spot the last few years. And if you've been following [...]
Would you just look at that. When I tell you it's a sight for sore eyes... Darlin', I ain't kiddin'! With only an electric push mower at my disposal, it was simply inconceivable to attempt tackling this 3.5 acre parcel of grass/thistle/weeds that was nearing 4' in height. Had the mulching kit on my mower [...]
Though today is a might bit dreary outside, as the last lingering remnants of Hurricane Irma pass over our little farm, the past month has been anything but! When we first happened upon our home, it had been greatly reclaimed by nature with shrubs and vines covering half of the exterior windows...even those near 10' [...]
Good morning all! I realized it has been a quick minute since our last update on the farm. To be blunt, this whirlwind never slows down long enough for my head to stop spinning. Still, no regrets! Now then...as you can imagine, going from 1/3 of an acre to 15 acres is a [...]
Morning y'all, don't mind me ... between what feels like two-full time jobs and 5-7 hours a day in the harsh sticky heat of the South I find myself jiving my inner Bill Nye the Science Guy. It's been a couple weeks since I last posted photos of the project's progression from gently rolling weed-filled [...]
There's that old saying, "Sometimes you have to break it down before you can build it up again." At least I think that's how it goes. Anyway, I think I've mentioned how much I love/hate spring time. I mean, I love the growing part and everything getting green and pretty. Everything up to that point [...]