Hey, fellow gardening friends!
I know I’ve been posting a lot of gardening stuff lately, but it is mid-May and that’s the main thing on my mind, lol! I’ve got my potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and green beans in the ground, but I still have sweet potatoes, Indian corn, watermelons and more strawberries to plant (my first set of strawberries died in our extreme Kansas weather!).
What have you all be planting??? Tell me in the comments below!
How to Plant Potatoes without Digging
Love eating garden fresh potatoes, but hate the digging in the dirt process? Yeah, me, too!
Wish it was easier? Me, too 😉
I’ve got the solution for you!
Since I’ve been posting a lot of gardening posts lately, I thought I’d give everyone an update on what’s going on elsewhere on the farm! I don’t know about you, but I like getting a glimpse into people’s everyday lives.
Ever wondered how gardeners grow those massively tall tomato plants that yield hundreds of pounds of produce?
Yeah, I used to wonder that, too.
But, through years of experimentation, I have a fool proof way to plant and then grow tomatoes (and peppers! I use this exact method for them, too!) to get maximum yields! Continue reading “How to Plant Tomatoes to Get Maximum Yields”
The feel of dirt between your toes, the taste of a fresh garden tomato, the sound of busy buzzing bees…. sounds heavenly, right?
Gardening is a time honored endeavor to grow your own food and gain some self sufficiency. Generations ago, it was a necessity. Now? It’s a way to get back to the land and reconnect with life. Continue reading “5 Tips for Beginning Gardeners”
*Note- I wrote this post a year ago in June of 2017. It’s an overall comprehensive post on raising meat chickens. My new chicks for 2018 will be arriving this week, so I plan on blogging about it step by step to really give you an in depth look at how we do it!
Have you ever thought about raising your own meat chickens? I’m here today to give you the lowdown and my personal experiences, both good and bad! Continue reading “How to Raise Meat Chickens”
Well, it was a busy weekend here at the Donley farm!
On Friday I took advantage of the beautiful, if not WINDY, weather (It gusted up to 57 mph!!!) and planted my strawberries. It felt so GOOD to get some dirt under my fingernails! (And all my fellow gardeners said, “Amen!”). I plan on posting about that soon (I used a different method of planting them than I have in the past) if all goes well. #gardeningisagamble Continue reading “Down on the Farm- Working Cows Edition”