Category Archives: chickens

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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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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Quality of Light

We haven’t devoted much time to work around Johnny’s Garden lately, we’ve spent the better part of the past two weekends building sweat equity with friends and family.  This morning we loaded up and went to Rose’s for a ride, … Continue reading

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After the Dust Settles

Our “help Yiska come home” concrete busting party was a huge success thanks to Robin, Cedar, Dave, Dillan and Orin.  Not only did we annihilate that slab but we did it in about 4 hours saving us some money on … Continue reading

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Young, straight, attractive male goose looking for female….

Spring is really here now, the forsythia is blooming, the grass is becoming more green everyday and daffodils are everywhere.  Johnny’s Garden is so beautiful, its such a treat to watch mother nature work her magic and make it come … Continue reading

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