Wow, I can’t believe it is mid February. Time moves fast around here at ” The Farm .” So much has been done. It is hard to sit inside and work on the computer. I have been waiting for a rainy day. It has not rained in weeks and we don’t have any coming in the near future. This is why you haven’t heard from me in a while. The garden is coming along nicely. We have three more fruit trees: Peach, Plum, and Nectarine. We have blackberries, blueberries and the raspberries are waiting for the bed to be made. We have something to eat out of the garden every day. I have seeds starting to germinate inside and waiting for the weather to warm up to be planted. Please check out the up coming classes on the page called ” Up coming Classes 2018. ” Come and enjoy a class and a tour of the garden. I’m sure we will be eating something from the garden for lunch. All In A Jar is very fortunate that ” The Kitchen “, the gourmet Ace Hardware store in Alamo has asked me back for a few classes.
I look forward to having you and a friend here at ” The Farm.”
See you in class
Thank goodness Fall is here. The air is cool and crisp with leaves falling and beautiful sunsets. This makes good working weather.
All In A Jar hopes you had a wonderful summer. We had an amazing summer with our daughter’s wedding and family and friends visiting. Playing on a near by lake and yes, canning. Someone gifted me a box and half of Peaches and a box of Pears. It was a lot of fun being creative with this delicious produce. It was very hot out here this summer. We had many days in a row that were triple digits. That made it hard to get things done around here. But that didn’t stop us.
You haven’t heard much from me lately because I have been putting in a huge garden. When I say huge I mean 80 feet by 50 feet with a eight and a half foot fence around it. That alone was a feat in itself. We have moon dust and river rocks that is hard to work with a shovel. The plan is to start classes in the garden and go in the kitchen to have some fun canning.
So far, I have seven fruit trees planted; two Cherry, two Pear, two Apple and one Apricot. I have three more trees I want to plant in the late fall. They will be Peach, Plum and Nectarine. Meanwhile, I have Fava beans planted as a cover crop to get the soil ready for the trees.
The garden beds are 16 feet long by 4 feet wide. I have three finished with irragation and planted.
It is starting to look like a Farm.
P.S. We have a grand baby on the way.
See you in class