friday, i finished the new compost bins. as you can see, we’ve upgraded to a four-bin system, to accomodate our larger summer population.
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gaillardia in the herb garden
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desert evening primrose in the herb garden
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peas!
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peas, with yurts in the background. i’m particularly fond of this view of the yurts and the gate of possibility.
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sunflowers!
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ladybug and yarrow
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corn! we planted last saturday, and by yesterday, most of the corn was up. some squash and beans are likewise sprouting.
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more corn
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a corn and a bean
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amaranth
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the wild and fierce barn kitty, Woodwose, surprised to be caught in the daylight. She’s an exceedingly sweet cat.
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turnips! we ate this mighty one for dinner.
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along with this one.
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turnip greens
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healthy soil! i turned over more earthworms yesterday than i have seen in the last year.
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the vanquished turnips.
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and kale!
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I didn’t get any photos of them, but our newest batch of broiler chicks arrived on saturday, as well. everything is zooming along.