Posts Tagged ‘ garden ’

Continuing Forward with Gardening

May 27, 2014
By
Continuing Forward with Gardening

So we’ve been a bit busy.  Now that the long, cold winter is over…. …and then spring time was welcomed with much joy even with some storm damage and flooding. Now summer time is getting started with all hands on deck doing much needed garden work.  Last year, our garden was practically non-existent due to…

Read more »

What’s Growing In The Garden?

July 10, 2013
By
What’s Growing In The Garden?

What’s growing in the garden?  Well, I am not exactly sure. I haven’t been out there to check on it in weeks. I have been busy with a 3 month old baby and redoing a room in our house for a school room. With having a baby this spring, not much was done in the…

Read more »

Vaughnshire Family Farming- Winter and Spring 2011

May 4, 2011
By
Vaughnshire Family Farming- Winter and Spring 2011

We remembered this thing we have called a blog.  I’m not sure if anyone has missed us…but we are still here.  I hope to start farm blogging again and occasionally, turn it over to my older boys to blog about the happenings at Vaughnshire Farm for those interested.  I’ll briefly catch up this year…. The beginning of…

Read more »

Sweet Peas in the Garden

June 1, 2010
By
Sweet Peas in the Garden

We’ve never had any success with growing peas in our garden, but this year, we actually have a row of peas growing in our garden and producing sweet peas!  We planted the peas from seed…the .20 cent seed packages that I bought at the Dollar Store.  We’ve been picking a handful of  pea pods almost on a daily…

Read more »

Weed Woes in the Garden

June 1, 2010
By
Weed Woes in the Garden

With the warm weather that has arrived and with the great rains we have had, our little farm is bursting forth with all sorts of greenery……which also includes lots of weeds and biting insects.  The garden is taking off and it is very exciting to watch.  We have a small garden plot for our size family, but…

Read more »

Lettuce Growing in the Garden on the First Day of Spring!

March 20, 2010
By
Lettuce Growing in the Garden on the First Day of Spring!

Our little 4 year old announced yesterday, “Our whole entire family forgot what warm weather feels like!” as we enjoyed spending some time outside in the early spring like weather.  We do feel like we’ve been cooped up in the house for a long, cold winter.  We are still having lots of cool weather and…

Read more »

Seeing Spring Around the Corner

March 4, 2010
By
Seeing Spring Around the Corner

We are starting to see spring around the corner.  Sure, it’s 30 degrees outside now….but the sun was out today and it warmed up enough to send the kids outside in a coat to run around.  We’ve had a long, cold winter and we are very ready to thaw out a bit. I’ve been aching…

Read more »

Food Fascism, Southern Culture, and My Garden

July 4, 2009
By
Food Fascism, Southern Culture, and My Garden

Thomas Moore, the chairman for the Southern National Congress, wrote a great essay late last month, that is well worth sharing.  He gives a great high level fly over of the root problem in the corporate food industry.  It doesn’t matter if the new laws, such as the Food Safety and Modernization Act of 2009…

Read more »

Beans and Mators – Seed Savers

May 23, 2009
By

It is amazing how many videos are coming out that deal with sustainable agriculture.  We have watched several lately that I will be sharing as we have time.  For now, if you interested in saving seeds, and specialty beans, this 20 minute clip will encourage you. embedded by Embedded Video

Read more »