Our short winter is flying by and I get worried that something won't get done before Spring. The winter here is so unpredictable, warm ,cold ,rain, snow ,ice ,thunderstorms, high winds,can all happen in one week here. You can plan your farm week, but the weather will always change it. The only constant is feed the animals.
Yesterday started in the teens with heavy frost... by noon it had warmed to the 50's. So Steve and I were outside planting sugar snap peas. We planted one very long row and planted on each side of the trellis. Our plan was to start planting onions also but it was so wet we decided to wait. I did get several flats of greens started and will continue to work on this for the next couple weeks ... tomatoes , peppers, eggplant, herbs, so much to do.
Projects we are working on: finishing the shittake logs, building a small seed starting house, putting up fencing in the woods for the pigs, making chicken tractors.
Also making more garlic powder ,garlic vinegar and maybe garlic jelly. also working more on this website... there are more things but these are the major ones... when people ask about all that winter down time at the farm I just laugh!