Toothless, Tweety, Skipperdy and Pecky looking more and more like T Rex as time goes by
Just for my own satisfaction (sanity?), a reckoning of the elements in place or about to be in place here at Robin Hill Gardens: Veg gardens, all grown from seed (reasonable harvests, gardener needs more experience) Hoop house (12’x20′) Solar PV array (5.1 Kw – supplies 100% of electricity) Medicinal herb garden (minimal, needs more […]
Honey bee on Echinacea Humming bird drinking nectar from the Bee balm Humming bird drinking nectar from the Bee balm (messy hoop house in the background)
Always a first.
All this out of one of my four compost bin, and it was only 1/4 full. I spread the wealth around the garden, then watered it in with (almost) the last of the rain water. Gotta make work of those 275 gallon toters. Oh but for a pickup truck or a trailer!
Browsing through old photos I found this one, from December last year. We got the muffin on the plane to Belgium. NoticeÂ how only the wholesome ingredients are circled and then the word “natural”. It was supposed to be a muffin, Â though by my definition it was a pharmaceutical factory, or any number of other things […]
Here it is,Â the Riot for the month of June of 2012 for the three of us. My summary of our first three years isÂ here. EdsonÂ fixed the calculator: all go tither to crunch those numbers! Gasoline. Â Calculated per person. 16.35 gallons per person 39.8 % of the US National Average Electricity. This is reckoned per household, […]
Yesterday I put the newly made honey supers (painted blue) onto the hives. Right on time for the one in the middle (H3): the honey super already on it (third box) was filled, frame to frame, inch for inch. Some of the outer frames just needed capping, so I left it for a couple more […]