Category Archives: Atsili

On Ongoing Well Problems

So, I started out this spring talking about making to repairs to sprinkler lines.  We tore down that old well house and made the repairs only to find we were still not getting water through the system, so we had … Continue reading

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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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