Category Archives: Gardening and Farming

Our Baby Chicks arrived safe and sound

  Our baby chicks arrived today. We ordered a dozen Ameraucana hens and one rooster. The chicks are adorable as they flit back and forth between the water and their feeder.  When the chicks first arrived we dipped their beaks … Continue reading

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Mini Green House

We do have some seeds coming up in the Herb garden, however, the hard rain and awful wind we’ve had for the last few days would have killed them but for an article I saw on Jeffn Kristi Hall’s FB page. … Continue reading

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Enlarging the garden

So glad that Hubby decided we needed to enlarge the vegetable garden before we began planting. Originally it stopped at the end of the the chicken coop. (the 6ft poles, with the netting). Now it’s large enough that we can plant … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Preparations Cont:

The need to prepare for our Spring Garden seems so far away when we are experiencing the cooler shorter days of winter here in the High Desert. Yet, planting time is only 3 or 4 months away. Desert winter days can … Continue reading

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Our 2014 garden plan

Our 2014 garden plan…. Hopefully it all goes as planned. It was easy making the plan on paper. Planting is going to take a bit more effort, but as always gardens are work in progress. Luckily for us we both … Continue reading

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Preparing for our Spring Garden – 2014

We began our High Desert vegetable garden project last month with the intentions of having it ready to plant in the spring of 2014. So far we are on target. This year we are concentrating on preparing the vegetable garden on … Continue reading

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Starting our new garden project

Hubby and I moved to the High Desert in the early 80’s making Hesperia our home, later moving to Phelan. Then we moved across country to North Carolina in 2011 for a year. We missed our family so much we … Continue reading

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