Sunday, February 28, 2010


Kristine went to the feed store to get some more hay and alfalfa for Sally Sue(our horse). She returned with a little extra suprise... Zoey, a baby bunny!

Zoey will be living inside the house... between the baby grand piano and the 30 new baby chicks.
I wonder what Kristine will bring home next?

Friday, February 26, 2010

Slow Growing

The white,red and yellow Onions,Gourmet Garlic, Cabbage,Broccoli,Brussels Sprouts,Collards,Mustard and Arugula are looking great...just a little slow growing because of the colder than normal weather and lack of sun.

All our seedlings are growing. We will be transplanting this wave of veggies in a couple of weeks... kale,lettuce,red poc choy, cabbage and chard just to mention a few.

Butter Crunch Lettuce and Red Poc Choy seedlings 2/26/10

Onion and Garlic patch 2/26/10

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Chicks in the mail

The phone's the post office,"Your baby chicks have arrived!"
We received 30 healthy and happy baby chicks(Buff Orpington) in the mail this mornin' from th McMurray Hatchery.

We will keep you posted on how our egg laying girls are doing...
A Study by Catherine Douglas and Peter Rowlonson of Newcastle University,United Kingdom, won a veterinary of medicine prize for conducting a study that showed a milk cow with a name, and treated friendly can increase milk yield by 258 liters of milk per year.
Below are the names of each of our new chicks...they can feel the love!
Darla,Darma ,Blondi,Betty,Bounce,Cheapers,
Wilma,Thelma,Louies,Katy ,Burtha,Birdie,
Pretty,Peckers,Lady, Sandy, Candy,Goblin,Runner,
Hopper,Smiley,Pie, Sunshine,Peepers and

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Record Snow Fall

Central Texas got record snow fall on Thursday February11...onions, garlic, cabbage, broccoli, collards and arugula are looking good in spite of being covered with a thick layer of snow!

We will be planting as soon as the soil dries up a bit.