All Year Round, For The Kitchen, For The Medicine Cabinet, Herbs, Homesteading

Rosemary For Remembrance- And A Whole Lot More!

When folks think of herbs, Rosemary is always one that comes to mind.  We have sold a lot of rosemary which always surprises me given the fact that once Rosemary is established it grows quickly and makes a rather large shrub.  It would seem that one plant would be all a person needed in a… Continue reading Rosemary For Remembrance- And A Whole Lot More!

Homesteading, Organic Gardening

Chickens Again and Rose Pruning Goats

Each morning I wake up with a very full to-do list.  Everyday I go to bed with a lot scratched off the list and yet at the end of the week there is so much yet to be done.  As I write tonight, I can feel the slight sting on the back of my neck… Continue reading Chickens Again and Rose Pruning Goats

Homesteading

So, What Have You Been Up To?

I waited and waited for the spring selling season to get here, I potted herbs and started seed and dreamed about how busy and fun it would be.  Well, so far I have not been disappointed, we are busy and it is fun!  However, I am so busy that I am not even sure what… Continue reading So, What Have You Been Up To?

Homesteading, Organic Gardening

Shop Local, Shop The Rock

I don't know what the words "Farmer's Market" mean to you, but for me the words bring back many wonderful memories of going to market with my great-grandparents and aunts and uncles.  The words also bring to mind the smells of dill and fresh washed greens- the smell of fresh washed greens, man that takes… Continue reading Shop Local, Shop The Rock

Homesteading

Our First Wholesale Customer!

Spring is such a busy time around any farm.  With all the clearing and planting that needs to be done it can be crazy.  When your business is one that involves selling the plants to the folks who are busy planting, spring business can take on a whole new dimension.  One of the goals of… Continue reading Our First Wholesale Customer!

Homesteading, Organic Gardening

Monday- Surprise, Surpise, Surprise!

Not that it is ever easy to get out of bed on a Monday when the alarm goes off, but today was really tough.  For one thing, it was just so dark so it couldn't be time to get up.  When I did pull myself out of the bed to let the dog out, I… Continue reading Monday- Surprise, Surpise, Surprise!

Random Thoughts

Old Man Winter is Knocking At Our Door

Here in Texas we have been having some very nice weather with highs in the upper 70's and lower 80's, however a cold front has been moving through.  Now the daytime highs are not such a big deal, the big deal for me and every other gardener is the overnight low.  If it drops below… Continue reading Old Man Winter is Knocking At Our Door

Random Thoughts, Recipes

Chicken Noodle Soup

The last thing I think that anyone wants to be is sick.  The only worst thing about being sick is being away from home- sick.  I guess that is part of what makes a house a home- what you can expect when you are sick.  In our house, certain foods are expected and thought to… Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup