Sunday, May 13, 2012

That planting time of year

Big T and I are working hard getting veggie beds ready for planting. We have a mantis tiller for new or really heavy projects but we like our earth worm friends so try to turn the settled beds by hand.  Good for  soul, even if hard on the back.

Peas, beets and carrots are planted. Potatoes are curing ready for planting. The plan is ready
Peas, carrots, beets, potatoes, garlic, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, corn, asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, peppers, tomatoes, beans, onions, hopefully some fennel (for Mum), sunchokes, pumpkins, honeydew melon, watermelon, squash, zucchini and a whole lot of herbs are the plan as it stands now. We'll see. It seems every year we come up with a great plan that ends up changing a bit!

Friday, May 4, 2012

Heartbreak can have 4 feet ...

Meet this lovely fellow today, 

Cute as a button, 

Friendly (a little head shy but we just met)

his willingness to please shone through our interaction

a heartbreaker in a very cute package!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Planting and exploring...

A lovely weekend ...

Flowers in the woods - what a pretty time of year in the woods - Trilliums, trout lilies, these little woodland flowers and more...

The pond is very full ... 2 ducks have taken up occupancy

A pretty spot down in the cattle pens (looks like we may have cattle on some of the land this summer!)

The planted flowers are looking good too- also planted the first row of peas and carrots this weekend.

We all had a lovely, heart filling, tiring weekend!