Category Archives: animals

Something New Under the Sun

It starts to become challenging to find something new to say about spring at Johnny’s Garden, the forsythia is beautiful, I try to fill my nose with the smell of lilacs with every breath while it lasts, the tulips are … Continue reading

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Goings On

Things have been pretty laid back on the farm recently.   We put a good day in on the garden over Mothers Day weekend and everything is planted with the exception of corn.  Aside from greens and chard there isn’t much … Continue reading

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Probably the Only Flood of 2013

Or, irrigation gone slightly awry. Most excellent! Say ducks and geese, great for the front yard, ok for the garden and merely a temporary inconvenience for the chickens.  But poor Atsili hates to have his toes wet.  It’s been a … Continue reading

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After the Long Winter

So, lets just say this is a seasonal blog.   I’ll admit that I’m not interested in doing much of anything in the winter and then I can quit feeling guilty and procrastinating and just get on with whats happening … Continue reading

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Summer Insanity

It’s been awhile since I’ve brought you any news from our little farm, mostly because we’ve had an avalanche of apricots  and  it takes every second from sunup to sundown to keep up,  leaving very little time or energy for … Continue reading

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Spring: A Quick Glimpse

I always feel like glimpses are all I get of spring.   It moves too quickly for me to keep up with.  I want to sit back and savor it, but  before I notice spring slipping away we’re  halfway through summer.   … Continue reading

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Saturdays in the Saddle

Since Yiska has come home Don has developed a new appreciation for and interest in horses.  I was delighted when that interest developed into a desire to take riding lessons and quickly signed him up for Rose’s beginning lessons.

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