I Was A Child Entrepreneur.

The warm weather a week ago, here in Ohio,  had me ready to start digging in the garden dirt with thoughts of a big juicy tomato,   later sliced and put on a grilled hamburger.  Then came some snow and 25 degrees!   All winter the seed catalogs came one after another.  I chuckle each time I…

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…