I am really pleased with my pumpkins this year. I planted one row and they have taken over that row and the row next to them that was empty and both walkways.
Its late afternoon so they are wilted in this picture a bit ..
I see lots canning pumpkin in my future :O) which means.. Pumpkin muffins, pumpkin chili, pumpkin pies, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin leathers, pumpkin soup, the list goes on :O). We love pumpkin. Well I love pumpkin, honeyman likes pumpkin :O).
Honeyman has spent the day working so hard. He cleared behind the house. The cedars were almost grown into the back of the house. I have walked up on several snakes back there and it was getting scary back there... Now its back off the house and a person can walk back there easily and see!
Also our chicken pen is back there. So honeyman and a helper cut the trees back. Sunk some post in concrete. Put up some Tpost Put up new fencing so the girls have a large area to free range in during the day. They go in the pen at night due to predators.
I am going to decorate that wood frame where the gate is some how to make it look cute.. They were not done when I took these pictures. You can see the chicken pen in in this photo.
Oh my there is a big white dog saying rub my tummy Mom I really like that LOL.. Keeper is the best thing ever. We even got him in the shower last weekend for a bath! Took me all week of working with him with treats and no water to get him used to going into the shower LOL.. I would get him to walk in the shower with bribes and then give him a pretend dry shower massaging him.. I always let him leave the shower when he wanted to so he would feel good about coming back in later. I left the shower door open all week so if we were in the bathroom he could just roam in and out of the shower and check it out, and he did .. So then last Sunday honeyman and I got him in and gave him a real bath. Well I was in the shower with him and honeyman was in the door way lol helping from that side LOL ..Not enough room for two people and a big white dog in our small walk in shower LOL..He did so good! He has done very good over all since coming to live with us. He is a puppy and he does like to chew LOL. So I am trying to remember this! Its so easy to forget he is just a 9 month old puppy as big as he is LOL. He has already decided its his job to protect me. He isn't out of line with it and he does mind really well. But he will in a heart beat let someone know, hey thats my Mom and well I kinda like her so you need to remember that bucko LOL.
More work honeyman did today, built my raised beds for all my different kinds of mints with mole proofing in the bottom .. Keeper was on the job inspecting the work to make sure it was up to standard. He said it looked good to him. We have to get some dirt for the beds now. I seem to have a thing about buying mint, every time I see a kind I don't have it wounds up somehow in my basket and coming home with me.
I feel bad I couldn't be of much help today. I have a shoulder injury that I am trying to heal up. So I was told no lifting. No heavy pulling, No straining my arm and shoulder.
But I did can today! Tomatoes! I also got the dehydrator full of tomatoes as well. I did a batch of dried tomatoes a couple days ago and I was so tickled with them. They taste just like the sun dried tomatoes you buy at the store! I will for sure be doing more of these!
Then I also managed to place a seed order at Baker Creek Seeds today. One of the seeds I ordered is for a tomato that is suppose to be great for drying! Buying seeds, its a sickness I tell you! I know someone else who has this same illness but I am not naming any names...
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