Locally grown / organically grown foods – a matter of biblical and social relevance – Entry #206

Home grown / homestead dinner Have you noticed that there seems to be an awakening of social consciousness concerning not just [...]

By |January 5th, 2012|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

A significant first harvest – Entry 203

Our first small harvest Planting our first vine in 2010 Planting the second fifty vines in 2011 [...]

By |November 21st, 2011|Agriculture, Vineyard|0 Comments

A bountiful beautiful garden – Entry #201

This year’s garden at Timber Butte has been maybe the best in Robinson horticulture history.  The raised beds were a great addition, but having a [...]

By |September 1st, 2011|Agriculture, Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

The advantages of using raised beds – Entry #199

The new raised beds in action The old traditional beds took a lot more work I wasn’t too [...]

By |June 26th, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

Junk pile seeder – Entry #198

Poking holes in a raised bed Adjustable bolts control depth of seed holes A couple of years ago [...]

By |June 22nd, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

Planting tomatoes Mr. Bill style – Entry #197

Clipping off the lower branches Lay horizontally in a shallow trench Fiinished product Until I [...]

By |June 7th, 2011|Agriculture, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

Tomato frames built to last – Entry #196

Panel cages support 5 to 6 foot tomato plants After Mr. Bill our master gardener at the Vineyard showed us how [...]

By |May 29th, 2011|Agriculture|0 Comments

Newcomers to Timber Butte Homestead – Entry #195

Tasty or Yummy ... I can't remember who's who. The two new lambs are terrorizing the horses & mule [...]

By |May 19th, 2011|Agriculture, Livestock|0 Comments

A vegetable garden upgrade – Entry #191

New raised beds - A garden upgrade A few younger friends came to help Last years [...]

By |April 5th, 2011|Agriculture, Building Projects|0 Comments

Ripening summer tomatoes in January – Entry #183

Tomato vines the evening before the first freeze Ripening in the root cellar The first days of [...]

By |January 10th, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments
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