Thursday, May 26, 2011

This is my FarmBoy

This is my FarmBoy

He has been my sweetheart for 33 years and my husband for 30 years.  
We celebrated our 30th anniversary on May 23rd. 

Magazine Subscription:      $19.95 for 6 issues
Laptop Computer:             $1700.00

Living with and loving the same man for 30 years:     Priceless

Monday, May 9, 2011

The Finished Product!!!

this is the interior of the green house.  I already have me chair installed.  I plan on spending alot of time out here.

 There is DH, the master carpenter and best darn hubbie in the world.

Friday, May 6, 2011

The Beginnings of Assisted Nature

It has long been the dream of this certain blogger to have a greenhouse of my very own.  A place where I can assist Mother Nature in her work.  A place where I can go read a book, watch the bees do their business and listen to the plants grow.

The handsome one who lives with me has gifted me with my very own greenhouse.  What a wonderful gift for Mother's Day and my May birthday.  We are having a great time getting it set up.  Below are some pictures of the beginnings of the greenhouse house and also a nice outside bed for root crops and cold hardy vege.

This picture is taken from the front of the greenhouse (faces east).  It measures 8' x 12' and will have a thin fiberglass material cover.  The beds are 12" deep and 2 1/2' wide.  We are using untreated 2" x 6" pine to create the beds.  There used to be a utility trailer parked in this spot, so we did not have to clear grass or plants from the area.

As you can see, the walkway in the center will be made of a red brick.  We started with a base of fine sand and then topped it with composted natural material to hold down any weeds that might want to work their way into the pathway.

Here is the beginnings of the outside bed.  The previous owners of our property had an old car sitting in the spot, so the grass has already been killed off.  We will start by using the logs for the frame of the box.  They are left over from the building of our house and are not treated, so no danger of leaching chemicals!  The bed will be 4' x 12'.  This is where I will plant my beets, carrots, corn, lettuce, broccoli, etc.

 As we go through the process of making my dream come true, I will continue to document this journey as we make progress.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

A song about the ultimate sacrifice and the grace of the One willing to make it.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

New Greenhouse at the Tiny Taylor Ranch

Be on the lookout for some pictures and posts as we start our spring greenhouse project!

Monday, May 2, 2011

Bree's skirt

Below is Breanna's first attempt at making a skirt.  I wish the pictures were better, but she did a good job.  She needed a little help, but she learned alot.