“Cultivating the Homestead Community”
Oh summertime… Every year I tell myself I will NOT allow it to get this busy, but then it always does! I feel like I’m running around like a crazy person every day bouncing from barn chores to weeding to watering to blogging to cooking… Unfortunately, I’m struggling again with my garden this year… None of my cucumbers came up, and only a couple bean plants ended up germinating.
I’m trying to salvage what I can, but the weeds came up with such fury that they are making it near impossible to mulch around the tiny surviving seedlings. I guess I’ll be spending more time this year scheming about different garden methods for next year! (I am intrigued by the Back to Eden method, but not sure how long wood chips will stick around with 50+ mph winds…)
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