A neighbor called asking if I wanted to remove a swarm of bees they weren’t feeling the love for. With all these flowers on my farm needing pollination I thought I could have the love for these bees who had been cruising the area looking for a place to call home. Fortunately for me this
These flowers from May are but a reminder of what’s coming back. As you may remember from my last blog post, I have been busy planting for the upcoming season. The great news is that much of my seed stock is getting in to the ground early this year. If I’m lucky the seedlings will grow strong earlier and be
Some of you might have noticed that I offer goldfish for sale at my Saturday farm stand, well, none of you were buying any and now a black crowned night heron is all the happier for it. This new visitor to Tonopah Rob’s vegetable farm has taken a liking to the pond which “used-to-be” filled with nearly 200 goldfish.
This morning Rob asked me to pick red Italian onions. Before getting started he took a moment to poke around the corn flowers to show me a nest of quail eggs a mother quail is nursing. And so with much care to avoid the nest, I left a good three foot swath of onions to act as cover protecting