In the Garden

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Bee prepared

Bee prepared

Our bee supplies arrived!!!YAY!!!  I am so excited! Now we (and the hive we built...and by "we" I really mean Tool Lady with my assistance) play the Waiting Game in anticipation of our bees arrival!  Their expected ship date is May 10th.

Finding hope in chicken poop

How the heck do you find hope in chicken poop?!?! A few years ago I read the book Harvest For Hope by Jane Goodall and went back and forth between feeling very overwhelmed by all of the madness we have created and feeling very empowered and quite capable of making changes in my day to day life to help our…
Spring has officially arrived!!!

Spring has officially arrived!!!

With spring officially upon us I find myself remembering how many hours of hard, dirty work it takes to get the yard ready for planting!  All winter long, while I'm warm and cozy, hibernating and stuck inside, I fantasize about being in the yard with the sun on my back and the warm soil at my fingertips.  I forget, however,…
Spring(ing) Forward

Spring(ing) Forward

With the time change (and my body's inability to figure out when to sleep and when to wake) also comes more light and Spring being (officially) in view!  HooRay!!!Last weekend we did a little spring cleaning and prepping...and I'm just writing about it now because it was all quite exhausting and I ran out of time!We (meaning Kim AKA Tool…
Saving and buying and trading and planning and planting…Oh my!!!

Saving and buying and trading and planning and planting…Oh my!!!

I have finally completed my list of seeds...What I have and what I want.  While I have not begun planting yet...I plan on starting the babies inside next weekend...I definitely have (almost) Spring Fever!!!  Here are all of the seeds that will go into the ground this year somewhere in our yard!  Some were saved from last years harvest, some…