Last spring one of the hens surprised us with a matched set of roosters. Meet Jonesy and Riley.
Added 3 ounces Black Mamba peppers and 2 cloves of fresh garlic. 1/2 cup of water and 1/4 tsp salt added as well.
If you plant tomatillos once, chances are you're going to have tomatillos for years to come -- you just don't know where. I just discover not one, but two types growing in among the corn. It's like a salsa bonus!
Summer's Over! Let's get a start on next year's garden now with little to no effort Happy first day of Autumn. With the exception of the pumpkins and some stragglers in the beans and tomatoes, my summer garden is pretty much done. But before I clear out the beds to make room for fall and winter stuff, I like to go through and collect seed from my favorites and stash it away for next spring and to exchange with others. [keep reading...]
The first bloom in the pond. We've been waiting all summer!
Added the first 8 ounces of whole peppers (Hidden Lake Hot - Thai/Cayenne cross) to the jar. Added 1 up water, 1/2tsp pickling salt.
After two years of growth, the ice cream banana has finally produced fruit!