dehydrating mini apricots from a friend's tree downtown:
thank you rain:
winter squash doing extremely well:
hops (Chinook & Fuggle) are flowering and ready for harvest soon:
We opened up the gate between the two chicken runs a few days ago and everyone seems to be much happier. One older Jersey Giant hen and the rooster have been in the tractor in the three sisters garden for a day now. It has not been the best conditions for them with all this rain, but the gardens are just thriving.
these chicks have really grown fast:
Australorps running away:
the girls love their watermelons:
they have been sleeping under the large nesting box:
cosmos we planted from seed, flowering:
going to work at a friend's orchard up north this week. probably get paid some in fruit and preserve as much of it as we can. Bar-be-que season is at full throttle and these mountains are beautiful.
until next time...