“Cultivating the Homestead Community”
Last week I spend several leisurely afternoons out in my garden, pruning, weeding, and admiring my happy little seedlings. I gave myself a pat on the back, since this is the most successful garden year I’ve had in several seasons.
Do you guys see where this is going?
That’s right… less than 12 hours later we were hit with an epic hailstorm that pummeled every inch of our homestead with mountains of ice pellets.
I supposed that’s what I get for counting my vegetables before they are grown…
Fortunately, I think everything will recover, since the plants are still young. But it’s still sorta depressing to go out the next morning and see your once-happy cabbage, onions, and bean sprouts sad and shredded.
But… such is life on the homestead. Hopefully this week will be better–onward and upward!
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