Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

The large book I have on natural insect and disease control says that one should plant their pumpkins as far as they can away from last year’s crop to prevent squash bugs. We thought twenty-five miles would do it. Nope. It is rather difficult to have a farm named Pumpkin Hollow Farm whilst battling these …

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‘Tis the beginning of the year and my eye for decorating seems to intensify.  The beginning of Autumn and the beginning of the year is when I start nesting.  I redecorate in the fall, but in January I have time to deep clean and paint.  My closet was cleaned out this week.  So many clothes …

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