Month: March 2015

Homesteading

March 25, 2015

So, I didn’t make much progress today.    I needed to purchase some plants for the sculpture, so took the morning off to go with a friend to one of my favorite flower nurseries, Big Bloomers in Sanford.  There I purchased some mini brass buttons to spread out over the face to make it a living […]

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Homesteading

March 24, 2015

Well, today was day two of my spring break and work on the frog pond and pond sculpture.  I made progress with two additional golf cart trailers of dirt moved and the infrastructure of the living sculpture.  My intentions for Wednesday are to locate some plants, finishing mudding the infrastructure around the edges of the […]

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Homesteading

March 23, 2015

The school I do finances for is having their Spring break this week, so I am trying to get a lot accomplished from my to do list, despite the fact that I have no transportation due to one of our cars being in the shop.  I am working on some unfinished projects.  Today I started […]

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Homesteading

March 20, 2015

Six Rows of Organic Carola Potatoes Amaryllis Onions Added to Garden Cuttings of Muscadine Grapes The first day of Spring.  Thank goodness!  This is what’s going on at the Powell Acres Farm:  Vegetable seedlings are planted, perennial flowers such as hollyhocks, foxgloves, and some cosmos are planted in containers, we have planted six rows of […]

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Homesteading

March 6, 2015

Winter Doldrums.  It has been so very cold.  We have have been having snow off and on, as well as rain and freezing rain.  On the plus side, it has filled our pond to within about 18 inches of the spillway!  We are so excited!  Here’s a picture:

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