-- I picked the last of the peppers and a few little misshapen tomatoes, and called it quits for the main garden. On the next cool day I'll pull the plants and begin getting the garden ready for winter.
-- The herb garden is still going though. I'm letting several plants go to seed so that I can collect them for next year. I've dried another batch of basil leaves and am now air-drying calendula flowers.
|Air drying calendula petals|
-- Our neighbor's cows have been in the hayfield again. That black-and-white-spotted Holstein heifer with them is a dead giveaway; everyone else has black Angus. I called our neighbor, who came over later that day and said he'd spent the morning working on fences and hoped his cows would stay put for the winter. I hope they will too.
I hope you have a lovely weekend!
My hope is to inspire you, and to encourage your homesteading plans and your dreams of a