Category Archives: The Garden

We’re Gonna Destroy This Straw Bale! || Deep Mulch Gardening || We’re Having A Hay Day!

With our new routine we didn’t have the time to collect leaves in the fall, like we have in the past. So I was happy to fine a good deal on a large round bale of straw to mulch the garden with. I don’t know who was more excited… me finally getting the garden mostly mulched… or the kids getting to destroy the bale… or the chickens getting to scratch around in it. One they for sure, a HAY day was had by all!

Container Gardening || We Grew Sweet Potatoes In Barrels || Harvest Reveal!

We tried an experiment to see how well sweet potatoes grow in containers. Today we harvested them. Did we get a lot? Do we feel it worked good? Would we plant them in containers again? Well, you’ll just have to watch…