The garden was hit hard this year by Curly Top Virus. This was my first experience with curly top virus so I did a fair amount of research on the virus. The virus affects mainly tomatoes, peppers and sugar beets. I had extensive damage to my tomato crop. Minimal damage to pepper plants and IContinue reading “Tomato Fail – Curly Top Virus!”
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Raise Them Right!
The garden beds that is! We spent February preparing our gardens for spring. The weather has finally been so nice to get outside and get your hands dirty! We have added some new raised beds thanks to some old salvaged tires and broken feed trough my husband found and placed in the garden. Raised bedsContinue reading “Raise Them Right!”
Prickly – Pearly Making It!
The late summer and good rains have brought a plenitude of Prickly Pear Tunas here at FCR! I have been trying to find as many uses as possible for this beautiful sweet fruit here on the ranch. You have to be quick though before the other animals get to them. I think the deer haveContinue reading “Prickly – Pearly Making It!”
Hot Damn! I can!
Well the garden is in full swing! We are collecting the fruits of our labor! We have more stuff than we can eat! So, it is time to start canning it up! I really feel like canning is a lost art and skill! I feel a little nervous every time I do it because IContinue reading “Hot Damn! I can!”