Category Archives: photo's

Painting and Plumbing

The days are getting shorter and the smell of green chili roasting is in the air.  Fall is nearly here, and I’m still painting. Recently I shared about some of the things we’re working on, one of those being new … 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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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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Getting a Handle on This Life

This weekend I said to Don “it feels like we’re finally getting a handle on this farming thing, its starting to work for us”.  And it is.  Suddenly the work we’ve done over the past three years seems to be … Continue reading

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First News from the Garden

We are ways yet from having the garden completely planted and have a number of crops still to plant, but it’s early yet.  We are really pleased with the new raised beds, they’ve allowed us to plant much more in … Continue reading

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