It wasn't the first time I was at University that I met Betsy, it was the first time that I went BACK to school. Looking back over my lifetimeago, I've returned to school several times. Be it my incessant need to stuff information into my brain, to explore the mysteries of old and new things … Continue reading The only thing worth saving
You've no doubt noticed that it has been a very long time since there has been a new post on Farming Fort Collins and it's been as frustrating for me as it may be for you. I've heard many say that 2016 has been a struggle, and I'd heartily agree! 2016 has been among the … Continue reading Fare thee well
Well, it has certainly been a busy month, not that you could tell by all of the activity here on the blog and in the associated social media. Sarcasm aside, I wish that kids, like math, came with instructions. Returning to school is a great deal harder than I thought it would be. Friends and … Continue reading Summer, in November? All signs say Drought ahead.
I have a confession to make. I killed my garden this summer. The surprising thing is, that I’ve never been more relieved. It first started with one of our standard varieties of Jalapeno - the el Jeffe - a dark green, heat filled but smokey variety that last year proved to be so unexpectedly prolific … Continue reading Blood Meal Iron Toxicity
It has been a long time since I’ve posted, and even longer since I’ve been out to the garden for anything other than to add to the compost pile, and feel immense waves of guilt of the status of the weeds. Returning to school has been far more challenging than I remembered from my other … Continue reading Nature’s Thermometer – The Cricket’s Lullabye
I'm sure you've noticed by now that things are looking a little different around here with a brand new Farming Fort Collins logo. In fact, you’ll notice that all of the websites within the network have been updated. We’ve been working on refreshing some things, including launching our new local adventures, Choose Your Own Fort … Continue reading New Look, New Adventures!
And just like that *snapping fingers* the dog days of summer have come to an end. Baby-girl is off at what is her first day of Middle School, Boy is slowly waking from the last days of his summer break and in spite of the protests about school and all of it’s responsibilities starting anew, … Continue reading Raspberry Oatmeal Bars