By Sage Osterfeld|2021-08-02T11:57:08-07:00August 2nd, 2021|Garden, Photos|
Our first two tomato harvests gave us 40lbs of Chef's Choice, Heinz, Roma and Tiren tomatoes, which are about to be processed and jarred as sauce to take us through the winter.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-30T11:05:57-07:00July 30th, 2021|Photos|
I thought I was being nice to the chickens by letting them under the grapes to scratch around. Feathered Monsters picked the vines clean. I have 1 bunch left.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-27T13:54:54-07:00July 27th, 2021|Garden|
Knowing when to harvest onions for peak flavor can be tricky, but with a few tips from a real onion farmer, they're super easy to pick and store for peak "oniony" perfection.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-19T08:55:04-07:00July 19th, 2021|Garden|
The gourd garden a month ago & today. These bottle, birdhouse, dipper and luffa vines shade this bed through the summer letting us grow cooler season crops.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-14T19:43:17-07:00July 14th, 2021|Photos|
My wife says I have a one track mind. Truth aside, I think any reasonable person would notice this purple tomatillo has a really nice butt.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-07T17:51:34-07:00July 7th, 2021|Photos|
If you substitute old zucchini for pizza, ducklings for children, and chickens for strangers, this video could be 20 seconds at any Chuck E Cheez.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-05T11:26:10-07:00July 5th, 2021|Photos|
Blue Skies, green trees and a big sunflower standing watch over the vegetable garden. Pretty much looks like this summer's day feels.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-02T09:42:55-07:00July 2nd, 2021|Photos|
We waste very little food thanks to our chickens. For example, here are Gaucho, Buffy and Summer with a fresh summer salad of overgrown zucchini and cucumbers.
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-07-01T09:18:41-07:00June 30th, 2021|Garden, Photos|
After a two-year wait, the bergamot (monarda) finally flowered. I thought it would bring butterflies, but now I know why it's called "bee balm".
By Sage Osterfeld|2021-06-25T09:52:57-07:00June 25th, 2021|Photos|
Picked a little over 11 pounds of blackberries and raspberries for this year's jam session. There's still plenty of berries left on the vines so we're going to try and make blackberry wine for the first time.