Category Archives: General

A Year of Growth: 2011

Another year has passed on the farm, and as the old year passes by, it leaves changes much like a glacier grinding and pushing its way to the [..]

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A Three Bean Story

I set out to plant five different types of beans in the garden this year, after having a successfull year with Ying Yang beans in 2010. I’ve also [..]

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Happy Labor Day

I had to share this picture of our Labor Day weekend harvest.


Broccoli and Cauliflower

I’ve finally gotten my first cool Broccoli and Cauliflower that I’ve grown from seed this year. I usually don’t like broccoli, but I did enjoy the few small [..]

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The Current Mess That I’m Making

Along with the Brush Hog, and Finish Mower, the Tractor has another attachment that I thought was kinda useless. The attachment looks like a straight piece of metal [..]

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2011 Tomatoes

I’m feeling kinda reserved at the moment, but I thought I would share some photos of the Tomato Patch, and some of my sporadic harvests.

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The Farmers on Facebook

I finally took the plunge and set up a Facebook page for my blog. I’m hoping it will increase my traffic as friends with common interests in gardens, [..]


The First Years – Available Now

I’ve finally completed my first book, which has a great deal in common with this blog. It’s a 76 page full color journal about my beginning years as a farmer. You can [..]

Books, General

Link to I.T. Farmer’s Blog

I’ve just made a new button for anyone wishing to link to this blog. Here is the code to embed the icon and link on your site: <center><a [..]

General, Other

It’s Official

Over the weekend, Rob gave me a 10 minute lesson in how the tractor works. He showed me where the brakes and clutch were, and how to shift this [..]