DIY DIVA

In The Garden

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Gardening & Following Through

I am, as predicted, dirty and sore and tired and a little sunburnt and, honestly, do you want to know how I feel? Holy-effing-amazing. AMAZING….

Gains & Losses

I went in to my “vacation” week just barely holding on to all of the details of my life … all of the details– sleep,…

Beer & Building with Friends

Listen, logically you might think mixing alcohol and power tools is a bad idea… and, well, you would probably be right. But you know what…

Plowing & Planting

It only took two years of living on the farm for me to recognize that there’s a very fine line between holy-effing-freezing and holy-shit-my-garden-should-have-been-planted-already. As…

End of the Garden 2013: Planning for Next Year

Over the weekend I finally got around to cleaning out all of those raised beds I built and grew an overwhelming amount of tomatoes in…

November 20, 2013 | 26 Comments | Read the Full Article

End of the Garden 2013: Holy Tomato

A few weeks ago when my mom and I were drinking bottles of wine ah, working on the pasture fence, we got the bright idea…

November 5, 2013 | 12 Comments | Read the Full Article

Garden Progress: The “Really? That’s it?” Edition

Saying that I’ve got a calm and understanding temper might be overstating it a bit, but I’d like to think that after a decade of…

Considering Chickens

If Jane Austen wrote a book about me: It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single girl in possession of a small farm must…

February 22, 2013 | 45 Comments | Read the Full Article

Taming The Jungle (Or the Back Field)

You know that phrase generally used after eating three pounds of pumpkin ravioli with a handful of buttered rolls and then washing it down with…

A City Girl Plans a Garden

I haven’t had a ton of success with my previous gardening attempts, despite the fact that I come from a long line of women who…

April 25, 2011 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article