“Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. In our mad rush for progress and modern improvements let's be sure we take along with us all the old-fashioned things worth while.” Laura Ingalls Wilder
This past spring I made a homemade dormant oil spray (water, vinegar, coconut oil soap, tea tree oil) and applied it to our fruit trees; we have not had any insect pests on the apples or cherries .. A scarecrow, fake owl and bird netting over the tree have helped GREATLY keeping the birds from having breakfast, lunch and dinner.
We're harvesting lettuce, Asian peas, bok choy, onions, black currents, cherries and herbs galore.
With the heat last weak, I decided to try my hand at outdoor Dutch oven (D.O.) cooking.
The Mr. has set up an outdoor cooking area complete with propane burners and a place to cook in the D.O.
Summer is in full swing with home projects (garden gates),