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Growing potatoes indoors

To fight boredom over the winter, and to test the horse manure I’ve been composting, I started growing potatoes inside, using the manure and left over feed bags. I just use potatoes from the grocery store. I know they’re not disease certified, but I started gardening late, and didn’t order any disease free certified seed…

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Chicks over winter

With Mrs Leedle still laying eggs, we are still getting fertilized and viable eggs to hatch. Well, let me back up. Last summer, we purchased 5 hens and a rooster (Leedle, who you know from other posts). Thanks to the dog, who has developed a taste for raw chicken, we only have 2 of the…

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Winter is here

Winter is here full-force, and even though we have a lot to do, the wind especially makes it hard to spend time out there. We’ve been getting strong gusts from the west and the north, with the occasional break when we get wind from the south. I’ve been sort of missing Florida, and making plans…