The King and Queen Dine Together

Carrots, Green Peppers, Zucchini, Green Beans, Onions, Yellow Squash and Tomato The  weather here in Ohio was rain, rain, rain. Then it became dry, dry, dry. It enabled us to get our hay baled and in the barn.  We finally watered my garden, though it  isn’t all I had hoped it would be by now,…

Our Journey to Vermont and Tasha Tudor’s Farm

A Tasha Tudor  note card I purchased. Visit their online store at  Tasha Tudor and Family for more wonderful stuff.  We just returned from our fabulous, New England vacation, and enjoyed  the Corgi Cottage Tour of  Tasha Tudor’s home  and garden. This was our second visit. The first time we toured only her gardens but…

Where Have You Been?

Oh my goodness. I kept procrastinating until I finally made myself  get back on the computer to post to my  blog what has been going on here at Cherry Ridge.   Where does the time go? How can it go by so quickly? This past month has been a whirl-wind of activity. Springtime, here on…

Pack up the thermal underwear

Can you believe it?  Looky, looky. If  hadn’t seen it with my own eyes I would have second guessed my husband’s comment, “It feels pretty good outside.”  The temperature is rising and I was so surprised when I went outside to feed the chickens and rabbits and saw,  fifty-five degrees.   I then fed the…

If at first you don’t succeed…..Here’s what you do.

Can you believe my lettuce in my Windowsill Greenhouse!  What I learned from this Planted Burpee Organic seeds in late January. Posted it.  Buying Organic Seeds  Remember,…..Seeds came up quickly, but  became leggy.  Solutions: Need more light. Added organic fertilizer: Ground up chicken poop the label says! If I had read the label to know this…

No Eggs? What’s the Problem Girls?

A beautiful sight but my hens aren’t laying.  There is nothing more fun to most kids and that includes me as a youngster, than to gather the eggs from the nest in the hen house.Sometimes the hens are on the nest and startle us when we try to take the eggs and they  peck our…

Pumpkin Bread Made With Farm Fresh Pumpkins

Who needs toys! Avah loved this. Farm House Recipes Cherry Ridge Farms Pumpkin Bread Sherry Phillips Mitchell After gathering a pickup truck load of pumpkins from the pumpkin patch with our granddaughter Avah,   we wondered what else can we do besides setting some out for decorations? How about making pumpkin bread!  To make processing the…