Asparagus!

First little asparagus harvest of the season. We have about 20 asparagus plants and are always excited when the first shoots are big enough to pick. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable and easy to grow. You just need space, sun and patience. The asparagus crowns should each have between six and nine square feet to allow … [Read more…]

Hurry up and wait…

A break from the incessant rain sent us scurrying outside to get things done this weekend. A new lamb shed is well underway and lots of gardening got done, but we are still waiting for Amalie! She’s pretty big, but continues to quietly graze rather than produce her lambs. In the vegetable garden, the asparagus … [Read more…]

Waiting patiently…

We added a new ewe to our flock recently.  She is the same breed as our other sheep, but was bred with a Black Welsh Mountain ram.  She is very pregnant – due to lamb any day.  Amalie is a lovely ewe.  She’s friendly and docile, mostly white with black eye patches and a grey … [Read more…]