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29 07, 2020

Let Me Show You a Photo of My Baby… Watermelon

By |2020-07-29T12:46:16-07:00July 29th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Even watermelons are adorable when they're babies. This is Little Baby Flower, a compact plant that produces 10-12 fruit only 6" across when ripe. Perfect melon for 2.

22 07, 2020

New Members of the Family

By |2020-07-22T09:40:14-07:00July 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Shy is our only Cuckoo Maran hen (she's named Shy because, unlike the buffs and Welsummers, she's not really interested in people or their food). When she disappeared a few weeks back, I figured she'd been nabbed by a coyote, raccoon, bobcat, or one of the other varmits that like the taste of chicken. Shy with her new chicks Imagine my surprise when she appeared yesterday with one black and one white chick. Turns out she was just nesting  [keep reading...]

13 07, 2020

A Saucy Tomato Basket

By |2020-07-20T13:18:13-07:00July 13th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

When my lovely Mrs told me she was feeling saucy and left the room, "tomato" wasn't the first thing I thought of. (Married 30 years, still an optimist.) The fresh tomato sauce was good though. Here she is returning from the garden with her basket of roma, brandywine, carbon, and pink stuffers.

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