Happenings on the Homestead

Many plans – expanding gardens, rebuilding fences, opening horizons; all sound like practical possibilities and philosophical processes at the same time. We are retooling how we go about the gardens this year. With the concern of the avian flu, and our reduced layer flock, it seems like a good time to readdress how we freeContinue reading “Happenings on the Homestead”

Tuesday on the Homestead

What have we been up to? With the fresh Spring weather being well, Spring-like – we took advantage of some gardening cleaning and repair (moved flower boxes which lead to rose bush trimming, a new gutter for the outside of the heat pump house that hangs over a flower box that needed desparate repair, rakingContinue reading “Tuesday on the Homestead”

Tuesday at Rock Bottom Homestead

The ‘great tucking in’ is underway around here. The leaves are dying back or falling off (in many cases, in one fell swoop!). We’ve spent a little time trying to glean out the last of the garden – Fall Raspberries, Wonderberries, dry Vermont Cranberry Beans, Calendula, Herbs, and collecting some seeds (Echinacea, Common Milkweed, BlackContinue reading “Tuesday at Rock Bottom Homestead”

What Happens on Tuesday?

Likely the same or similar as last Tuesday with some subtle variations. Today, Josh is finishing the deconstruction of our ‘Snug’ or ‘Jimmy Jazz’ as the little additional room to the studio is called. We keep our tv and spare modular couch (with an extra foam topper for guests!) in there with a couple ofContinue reading “What Happens on Tuesday?”

Another Tuesday: Things We’re Up To

We were pleased to check out the Keynotes for the Common Ground Fair this year. They were nice (though, to be honest, I was a little disappointed in the online content this year when last year was amazing! First year we got to see a lot of the events since we weren’t wandering around theContinue reading “Another Tuesday: Things We’re Up To”