Shipping container deliveryOne of the biggest inconveniences we've encountered over the last few months has been a result of not having anywhere to safely store tools and supplies when we are not at the farm -- or even overnight while we're sleeping! Since moving the RV to the farm, we've used it as storage --… Continue reading Secure storage
Hummingbird As soon as we arrived at the farm on Friday, the hummingbirds started chattering and darting around the almost empty feeder. We originally thought there was one pair nesting close to our RV, but there are far more than that. We so enjoyed watching their antics just a few steps away from our porch… Continue reading "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet" William Shakespeare
Fig jam We had planned to take it easy last night, but the fig tree had other ideas! We arrived home shortly after 4:00 p.m. after driving through a thunderstorm only to find our sub-division bone dry and a fig tree weighed down with beautiful, ripe figs. We picked 15 pounds of figs in about… Continue reading Lavender and figs
Figs - July 2016 Just like last year, I am back to trying to beat the mocking bird to the ripe figs by picking figs early morning and late afternoon. He gets one or two, especially the ones at the top of the tree, but I don't mind so long as I have enough to… Continue reading Just jamming…
RV moved onto our land. Thanks to BIL, BIL's friend, and BH, our RV is now on our land and we went to sleep and woke up looking at tree tops -- our tree tops! Having never moved an RV before, I don't know if it's always such a bear to get one set up,… Continue reading Living on our land.
First trench Case backhoe A few weeks ago, hubby dug the trenches for our water lines. The piece of equipment he wanted wasn't available, so he got the Terramite backhoe way in the back of the picture to the left. It managed to dig out the packed clay, but stumps defeated it. Our… Continue reading Filling in trenches!