Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Roll Call

So, I'm stealing Jenna's idea at Cold Antler Farm for a roll call.  I hope she doesn't mind, but it's such a great idea, and it's a fun way to see and appreciate where you are on your journey.  Feel free to sound off.

1 girl
1 boy
3 cats
5 hens
1 bee hive
2 angora rabbits
Fruits:  blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, 2 fig trees, 1 meyer lemon, 1 orange tree, 4 blueberry bushes, 1 peach tree, 2 apple trees, 1 loquat tree, 1 banana tree
Garden:  spread all over my front and back yards:  eggplants, yellow squash, zucchini, garden huckleberries, ground cherries, peppers, swiss chard, cucumbers, pole beans, lima beans, mexican sour gherkins, winter squash, various annual and perennial herbs, beets, melons , carrots, , tomatoes
Happy homesteading,



  1. 1 girl
    1 boy
    2 cats
    2 dogs
    5 finches
    1 turtle
    50 plus hens
    20 meat birds
    6 (5 too many) roosters
    14 turkeys
    2 geese
    11 ducks
    4 meat rabbits
    1 bee hive
    2 angora rabbits
    Fruits: blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, 2 kiwi trees, 1 meyer lemon, 1 limequat tree, 2 blueberry bushes, 3 peach tree, 2 apple trees, 1 cherry tree, 3 pear trees
    Garden: spread all over my front and back yards: eggplants, yellow squash, zucchini, peppers, brussel sprouts, pole beans, winter squash, melons , carrots, , tomatoes, asparagus, rhubarb, sweet potatoes, potatoes, kale, lettuce, spinach, peas, cantelope, onions, herbs and corn.

  2. 1 girl (all grown up)
    1 house rabbit
    1 ferret
    4 hens
    1 rooster

    Fruits: blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, 1 peach tree, 2 pear trees, many apple trees, unidentified berries

    Garden: 2 4x8 raised garden beds, planters around house, 2 circular herb gardens and potatoes in buckets on the deck.
    Lettuce, broccoli, beets, cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes, peas, pole beans, radishes, parsnips, squash, leeks, carrots, swiss chard, sweet peppers, hot chili peppers and kale.

  3. Whoop, you all make me look bad! But you're sure an inspiration!

    1 empty nest (2 boys 3 girls youngest ones -twins-almost 23 now)
    3 dogs
    1 cat
    3 beehives (no bees yet, does that count?)
    1 chicken )as in: coop coming up... (I'm cheating!)
    Potted garden: 1 basil plant