Super Ambitious 2017 Goals and an Exciting Announcement

I’ve never been told I lacked ambition. I HAVE been told I’m just like my mother (hence the timing of this post). My list of goals for Burton Farm is long and ambitious. But you know what they say, wake up with determination, go to bed with satisfaction. In this post, I’ll tell you what we’ll be working on in 2017 on Burton Farm. I’m also going to spill an exciting secret I’ve been keeping for a little while! I’ll give you a hint, though: All the biggest music stars are doing…

Our First Eggs and Our First Garden

May 22, 2014 Hybrid Garden is in the Ground! At long last, our seeds have met the ground! We started out with raised row beds, but because it was too labor intensive this late in the game, we switched to traditional tilled soil gardening. Clint graciously let me stand in the middle of the plot, hold the seeds, and bark out orders about what to plant where…He’s a good man. 🙂 Oh, did you want to water that garden? How are you going to water it??!? No rain in the forecast until…

So, this is kind of how I feel about the farm

So, this is kind of how I feel about the farm, kind of caught off-guard, like this deer. Three years ago, I was single with no children, just me and my umpteen year old cat, Willie… Now I have a husband, a son, and eight and a half acres in Smalltown, Alabama. It’s kind of low and will need some work to improve drainage, but we couldn’t wait to get started on our farm, so my husband brought home some week-old baby chickens (and a duck!) and we kept them in…