We finally renovated both bathrooms-out of necessity at their 40 year old grossness...but I'll save the decor photos for another day. We did put in a bathtub, which is a great luxury and a needed thing for creaky joints in winter, all water going to graywater sites with useful plants in them.
All of our food plants and trees are getting visibly bigger now. The Burmuda grass continues to spread. We can thank or curse Ganesha-as apparently it's his favorite herb and a useful medicine as well...The pear tree got a hit of blight and needed extreme pruning but my efforts to have a tiny bit of lawn under it manifested as giant JUICY pears, so win-win!
|Glass Gem Corn 2014 harvest|
|Cherokee Purple corn 2013 harvest (with a |
bit of pollination from the neighbor's feed corn we think...)
wide firebreak along the fence (left)-too bad they
didn't do the entire length! The chickens did the same with scratching on the right side.
|Here's the raised beds, holding carrots, sweet potatoes and okra, late summer 2014. The two solar cookers see daily use.|
|Late summer harvest|
|Spring buds on the nectarine|
Life is slow on the farm, but never dull...and we are blessed.