Eggshells & Some Seed Updates

| March 12, 2016

One of the most valuable things that our chickens provide us with are eggshells. We use a coffee grinder to crush our eggshells into a very fine powder and use it as a calcium supplement for the chickens. So the eggshells are essentially just going in one large circle from egg to powder to egg […]

Little Hagins, Amish Paste and Rosso Sicilian Tomatoes

| May 6, 2014

The past few days have been spent getting quite a few of our tomato transplants in the ground. I didn’t realize it at the time but I planted 72 tomato plants earlier this spring! That is the most we’ve ever had, topping the 50 or so from last year. Now we are trying to find […]

The Garden Is In : 2013

| May 21, 2013

This year’s garden started in March. Yeah, we started seeds again. No, we didn’t record seed starting progress this year. It did go very well and I think we figured it out! Our set up involved five levels of grow lights and we moved the set up to the kitchen. It helped, because we saw […]