I will try to get back on track with regular posting but to catch you up a bit, here are a few happenings from the past month:
a) We had the Willys truck towed in to have the brakes repaired by professionals. Rog drove it home and I drove it around the neighborhood, but it is not ready for hauling stuff to the Farmers Market yet...
The first mushroom harvest is now finished, but we expect to get a couple more "crops" before the toilet paper rolls are depleted. We will also try growing oyster and shitake mushrooms on oak logs.vihuela." Her vihuela is larger than a mandolin but smaller than a guitar, has a curved back and 5 strings. She has learned to get some very sweet Latin sounds out of it.
We have hauled a couple loads of compost from the County compost site to the garden, We planted 50 bare-root June-bearing strawberries (wondering whether that will mean an abundance or not nearly enough berries.). We mulched the raspberries, which are leafing out nicely. Today Cadence planted peas and built a trellis for them. The garlic is about 6 inches tall and we will be able to harvest our first rhubarb this week! You can see obvious growth from one day to the next --this is such an exciting time of year!