Sunday, May 31, 2015

Rain Sunday

A walk around the farm . between down pours.The old tub garden.

The bird and butterfly bath. ...Do you see the sun flower sprouting?

The herb garden. Happy chives and cat nip.


My first evvver lilacs on this farm! Thank you Bobby and Keri!


 the tub again!

 Tomato blossoms
Pea sprouts

 Good weather for geese!

The pumpkin garden, and one little ray of hope!

Last Day of May 2015

Sunrise 5:48
Sunset 8:06
Days Length 14 hr 20 min.
Much needed rain falling.

On the farm we are harvesting loads of fresh herbs, this morning I made an omelet of farm fresh eggs, topped with basil, chives and fresh parsley I snipped from the garden after doing barn chores.

This week our CSA begins with Jireh Hill Farms, I am very excited.

What is a CSA- Community Supported Agriculture. When you support a local farm by purchasing "a share" you get to share in their harvest. You pay for your harvest in the off season partnering with the farmer.

Sunday : Stuffed Quahogs Chicken Breast Kabobs
Monday: Swiss Cheese Burgers with BBQ Caramelized Onions
Tuesday: Pan Seared Cod Fish with Curried Basmati Rice , Snow Peas and Mint
Wednesday: Seared Pork with Sauteed Spinach and Smashed Potatoes
Thursday : Crestless Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Topping (this is a meal we are sharing;)
Friday: Turkey Steamed Buns with Cucumber and Radish

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Garden Walk

Very Start of the Season

 Goose at the rain bucket, recycled pond
An old water troth

with a winter crack.

 Tomatoes and basil


May 26 day 146 / 219

Sunrise 5:50
Sunset 8:05
Moon set 1:45
Days Length 14 hrs 15 min.

My Pampered Ponies

The three "Big's" are inside the barn , where it is a bug free zone.

Monday, May 25, 2015

 A drive,after work and before dinner

Back em'up.

Back in the barn.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Trying Mike Single

This is at the end of the day . backing into the barn.

Day 144 / 221

Sunrise 5:51
Sunset 8:03
Guess what I purchased?   Yes a new grill!
5 Burner with side and rotisserie . Watch out world!
This Week on The Menu
Sunday: BBQ Ribs in the Crock Pot 
This affords me time to go to Church and do chores
Monday: T Bone Steaks on the Grill
Tuesday: Grilled Chicken Breast Chicken Pot Pie
Wednesday: Seared Salmon
Thursday: Spiced Chicken Thighs
Friday: Roast Beef Sandwiches
Saturday: Grilled Sword Fish Steaks

Michael, playing under the sprinkler