Month: October 2022


As the Fall Season progresses, the outdoor chores slow down. The weather, on the other hand, has been great for working outside. This weekend’s chores revolved around clean-up. We cleaned up the debris and bits and bobs left out from the previous weeks. The… Continue Reading “SLOWER PACE & ADDITIONAL HARVEST”


The trees are signaling autumn not only by their leaves changing color but also with acorns falling. Lots and lots of acorns. For two weeks It has been “raining” acorns. The creepy thing is when they hit the roof, the car or some other… Continue Reading “RAT-A-TAT-TAT”


We got through our first frost with ease since the greenhouse was finished before it got so cold. The next week is forecast to be in the low 70’s during the day and the 40’s and 50’s at night. The beets are flourishing: The… Continue Reading “FIRST FROST”


The fall frost date is “scheduled” for November 15 here in Zone 7. However, freezing temperatures are arriving this week. I’m certainly happy I pushed to get the plastic on the greenhouse this weekend. Bring on the winter weather! We’re ready!


As fall progresses, there are not many opportunities to let the chickens out for a walk-about. In summer and early fall, when I get home from work, there are a couple hours of light remaining before the sun goes down. So, they can spend… Continue Reading “DRAT THAT ROOSTER!”


My travels are complete and it’s time to get back to work so today I purchased what I need for my next project. I bought Golden Delicious and Granny Smith apples from my favorite apple supplier, Millstone Creek Orchards. This year, I’m planning to… Continue Reading “BACK TO WORK”