Well the other night we were expecting our first frost in Castle Rock, CO. What did we wake up to the next morning? – Six inches of fresh wet, white snow and […]
Today we harvested our first respectable crop of grapes. Our three vines are now four years old and have reached the beginning of many years of abundant fruit bearing years. […]
Baby Steps 101 teaches us to hang a clothesline. For less than $20 dollars material cost, you can save hundreds of dollars a year by drying your laundry outdoors. Can you imagine the energy costs to dry loads […]
This year we grew a great crop of tomatoes; all sorts; heirlooms, cherries, pears, Romanos, Beefsteak, Early Girls and WOW! – they produced! Our family devours salsa and chips by […]
It is autumn in Castle Rock, Colorado. The days are still sunny and warm but the evenings are already dipping into the chilly low 40′s. We have a seedling crop […]
Last night our family escaped out to our backyard or what we refer to as “the back forty” (as it is about forty yards from the house). This is where we have […]
The 1st day of fall came upon us last week and already we had our near frost alert. The temperatures dropped to a chilling 35 degrees early Friday morning . We still have hot, sunny autumn days […]
Have you seen this one? Neighbor: Hi John ……… That’s a goat! John: Yeah …… and it’s HOA Approved! Note: goats are highly protective of their property.