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Our Iris selection keeps growing as we accumulate new colors and find more places in and around the garden to add them. Next winter, we’ll add more bulbs, such as daffodils, which seem to do well with the gophers.
Gorgeous and colorful blooms this time of year!
The farm has been busy with new projects, finishing projects, thinking about projects, and a blessing of four new chicks! The generator shed is moving quickly. We were able to use materials laying around, such as 2×4 redwood and tongue … Continue reading
As part of my 3-day birthday vacation, I scheduled Emily Bandor from Santa Cruz Bee Company for a consultation on my big hive. I’ve had this hive for about 8+ years, and the bee genetics are outstanding. Low mite counts, … Continue reading
Yesterday, Will and I teamed up to level the walkway by the new redwood bark planter beds. The hillside was sloping up and it needed to be flat. I took a pick and hacked out the soil while farmhand Will … Continue reading
On Tuesday evening at 5pm, a local tree climber and arborist, Shaun, hung my new hanging art installation. I chose a group of oak trees visible out the house window and also visible to anyone driving up the road. Once … Continue reading
Today I finished building the new bee arbor by adding the corrugated roofing panels. I also added metal legs to the bee stand and prepped the hive components. I’ll be planting herbs in the pots for the bees too.
Yesterday, we finished stairs up to our Tier 3 area with the new planter beds. After digging the steps, we outlined with the burnt redwood bark slabs and covered with wood chips. Looking good!
The new arbor for our second bee hive is almost done. Just have to add the plastic roofing panel on top to protect the hive. Now, we have to build another arbor higher up the hill for a third hive. … Continue reading