Monthly Archives: November 2013

The New Seedling Nursery

The garage I use as a seedling nursery is nice.  I feel pretty spoiled to have the space.  It’s on the south part of the house, with three tall windows on the south wall and windows on the east facing … Continue reading

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Sticky pads are my friends. I put out four of the “mice” sized ones Friday night.  About 12:30, B and I awoke to a noise but we both went back to sleep.  At 1:20 the sick chicken started making a … Continue reading

Posted in mice, Mission Community Church, soil blocks, Starting Seeds | 14 Comments

Pests and Failings

How is that for a title?  I could have written something a little more pessimistic, I had contemplated, Failures, Major Failures, and Oh Dear Lord, Can I do Anything Right?, but I thought that was was a little too much drama. Let’s … Continue reading

Posted in bugs, Chickens, flies, mice, peppers | 13 Comments

Harvest for October

Wow, October is over!  It went by at lightning speed.  I have a feeling November is on the same trajectory.  It was a good month in the garden.  Watermelons came out.  The fall garden is in.  Things are growing… for … Continue reading

Posted in Chickens, Desert King Watermelon, peppers | 7 Comments