These lists are adapted from the Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner by Ann Larkin Hansen as well as some of the garden info from Oregon State University. Enjoy! Amy
This week we had a couple of really nice days to work outside (and play some too). There were woods walks, garden projects, Shane's continued chicken coop building, some sheep news, some sad news unfortunately, and more! Enjoy the happy parts! Amy Ranch Manager
If you were to go to the section of the website Natural Remedies, you would see a section devoted to moon and seasonal info. You would also see that the Spring Equinox, or Ostara, represents: new life, renewal, beginnings, possibilities, fertility, balance of light and dark. Now how the Homestead life falls into that, continue onward!
This is a quick check-in from the ranch: Normally I would breed tomorrow for January lambs, but with the 100 degree heat coming and lasting for who-knows-how-long, and the fact that our Registered St Croix, Luke is having some minor health issues that need to clear up. You guessed it. Not the right time. We … Continue reading Breeding Season Delay & More
A while back I mentioned we were going to be putting in a raised garden bed for the vegetables this year. Throughout the month of May we have made lots of progress! First we have the building of the raised beds: The finished product: The next set of pictures is the area we prepared for … Continue reading Raised Beds