Tumbling Down The Rabbit Hole, or is it The Rat Hole?

I achieved the goal of doing the last few town errands that I wanted to do before the baby arrives. Chicken food – check. Oyster grit for the chickens – check. Light bulbs, batteries and an extra garden hose to more easily clean and fill up the chicken waterer – check. Spare keys for those … More Tumbling Down The Rabbit Hole, or is it The Rat Hole?

Good Crop, Bad Crop

Last time I talked about the pumpkins and squashes, which despite the powdery mildew and earlier-than-usual demise, still gave us decent crops. Except for the Pink Banana Jumbo squash, both plants of which grew like a stunted sloth and finally aborted their puny fruit. I blame the poor quality of the seeds. Plus the slugs … More Good Crop, Bad Crop

Seed Giveaway

Everyone likes a giveaway. For one happy reader, I have two packets of vegetable seeds up for grabs: one each of pumpkin ‘Small Sugar‘ and carrot ‘Berlicum‘ (organic). I can recommend the carrots as good, large, tasty growers and although I haven’t tried this pumpkin cultivar yet, they sound like a very tasty option and … More Seed Giveaway