WWOOF Island

Here’s a panoramic view of WWOOF Island in black and white.

 

WWOOF Island.

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Published in: on January 8, 2011 at 12:52 pm  Leave a Comment  

Another Day in the Life…

Here’s some pics from 2010:

At the tailgate market.

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Gladys the resident mouser.

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When WWOOFers get bored.

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Hanging out in the kitchen.

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Waiting for tomatoes to ripen.

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Buttercups.

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The pool makes farming better.

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My grandmother's irises that now live in the circle garden.

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Looking up the hill from WWOOF island.

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Published in: on January 8, 2011 at 12:30 pm  Leave a Comment  

Crouching Tiger

Sunlight through the bamboo.

The only place in the whole compound that makes you feel like you’re in a kung fu movie…

Unfortunately, the heavy snowfall (16 inches!) in December hit the bamboo grove pretty hard and a good number got broken or permanently bent. I guess that means we’ll have a lot of material for trellises and little archways and whatnot. Hopefully the grove will expand exponentially again this spring!

Published in: on February 11, 2010 at 7:26 am  Leave a Comment  

Two Birds with One….

Chicken run with grape vines and morning glories.

The chickens live in this fenced-in “room”, which is kind of sad that they cant roam, but with the number of raccoons, dogs, foxes, cats, hawks, etc. we have, it’s their only option. This does, however, provide a wonderful trellis for all sorts of vining plants – the first chicken area is covered with grapes, the second has newly planted kiwis, and they both are also home to beautiful vining flowers that the hummingbirds love. In turn, the chickens’ wastes help to nourish the plants and provide us with bumper crops of fruit. Wonderful!

Grapes on chicken coop.

Published in: on February 11, 2010 at 7:21 am  Leave a Comment  

Silly Chicken

This guy gets more comments than anything else around here (except for maybe the blue bottles around the front of the circle garden). He is a silver-laced polish rooster. Unfortunately now, with the new coop addition and a rearrangement of hens, the buff wyandotte rooster has been taking out his lack-of-hens-frustration on this guy’s crown feathers. Hopefully in the next week or two some adult hens will be available for purchase around town!

Published in: on February 11, 2010 at 7:12 am  Leave a Comment  

Pictures from the Garden!

Rainbow of Beets

Rainbow of Beets

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Beautiful Turnips!

 

Published in: on June 2, 2009 at 2:25 am  Leave a Comment  

Some Pictures from the Garden!

peas, basil, clippers

peas, basil, clippers

spinach

spinach

radishes, beets, dandelion greens

radishes, beets, dandelion greens

mesclun mix

mesclun mix

Published in: on April 30, 2009 at 4:35 am  Leave a Comment