Thursday, May 22, 2008

I read 'em , why not write one?

Maybe because I have no idea what I should say. Hmm, I have an idea! Maybe if I put photos of my "projects" up here and resolve to update my progress frequently, I'll not only have something to say, but I'll be honor bound to actually MAKE progress. OK, I'll start with my vegetable garden(because I happened to take some "before" pics today).
As you can see, there is much work to be done. The garden area is about 40x40. Those are my compost piles on the right. Don't get the wrong idea, I actually have very little gardening experience. This will be my second year to have one. Last year had huge successes(okra, zucchini, green beans) and HUGE failures(tomatoes, corn, peas). I don't use chemicals at all and don't yet know all the organic tricks. I hereby vow to post new pics as progress is made. There!
Soon, I'll put up pics of the antique dresser I'm repurposing as a bathroom vanity and the whole bathroom remodel itself. Oh, and don't be surprised to see pics of the horses, cats, dog, random critters I run across, and the chickens(ok, not yet, but someday and soon)(I hope).
"Most things in life won't kill you, and the things that will, will only do it once."-don't remember who


Anonymous said...

Welcome to the blogging world, I will be sure to call back and see how you progress:)
Check out the links on my site if you need advice, there are some very experienced gardeners in there.


tina f. said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. In regards to sheep breeds if you get to that point you might want to check out the Dorpers. I went ahead and got a Dorper ram a couple of years ago because #1: being an African breed they are well suited to hot areas (like where we are) and #2: it's a hair breed, meaning you don't have to shear them. Of course #2 would be no good if you want to try spinning the wool.

I was going to get rid of all my sheep but just couldn't because the little lambs are so fun to watch!

As far as the Dexters go I am really happy with mine. They are very gentle and easy to handle, especially if you get one from a breeder who took a little time with them from the beginning.

We try not to use pesticides in our garden unless we suddenly start having a bad problem, so I can't say ours is organic. You are brave to try and do it totally organic. Good luck with your garden!