Category: Garden

2022 summer update

We’ve had a busy summer! Along with adding our 5th baby to our family, this is our first year with breeding mangalista pigs and adding turkeys, ducks, geese, and bresse chickens to our flock. So exciting! Our garden, amongst the chaos, isn’t as fruitful… Continue Reading “2022 summer update”

2022 summer update

We’ve had a busy summer! Along with adding our 5th baby to our family, this is our first year with breeding mangalista pigs and adding turkeys, ducks, geese, and bresse chickens to our flock. So exciting! So far we have “the best tasting chicken… Continue Reading “2022 summer update”

Drilling our well

We need to find a better solution.  We have hauled water from the house to the garden in a 65 gallon tank and watered the plants with a wand for the last 6 weeks. Our new fruit trees, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and asparagus were… Continue Reading “Drilling our well”

Breaking ground

Ladies and gentlemen…it happened! Our dream of a homestead has begun! We broke ground and planted all 10 apple trees! We had set up a plan of how we wanted to set up the trees this winter, but once we got in the space… Continue Reading “Breaking ground”

God’s masterpiece: a blank canvas

This, ladies and gentlemen, is the beautiful future home of our tree orchard, berry orchard, and our garden plot. It doesn’t look like much, but to us it is a dream come true. A land of possibilities just waiting for us to start working… Continue Reading “God’s masterpiece: a blank canvas”