Every year I start out with the best intentions. I am going to grow soooo much. I start my seedling and nurture them daily as they grow. I get the garden ready and plant my tiny plants.....then we leave for vacation or Mammoth and the heat wave arrives when we are gone and decimates that which I had tended so carefully. So this year I decided to plant many things in pots and will wait until fall to plant a full garden, meanwhile I enjoy watching the fruits of my labor.
1/2 my chicken coop where the adult chickens live; Gladys, Buffy and Mabel.
The lower yard with my garden, barn, pool and pups.
My pizza oven with grapes .
My "pond" with fish and Turtle Turtle.....
One thing that comes back year after year in my garden whether I get to it or not is my artichoke plant that is now huge and productive.
Fresh Pea sprouts, nothing better then fresh peas!
Eggs from my chickens.
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- Karen Rothfus
- Alta Loma, California, United States
- I am a wife of 28 years to Kevin, a pilot, a mother of 22 year old Kellan and 15 year old Keaton. I am caretaker to a zoo of animals including dogs, cats, chickens, fish, birds, turtles, etc. I am a gardener, a cook, a writer, a painter, a teacher, and I am truly blessed to be able to live life the way I wish too.