When you’re hard gardening, you’re too busy to blog and when you aren’t, there’s not much gardening to blog about.
Again I haven’t posted anything in ages, which means I’m pretty much a fail as bloggers go. Thank the gods I don’t do this for money, all my sponsors would desert me.
My original idea for Dirt was to share projects I’m working on in the yard or garden. I was pretty good for a couple years about taking pictures and even writing down brief notes on what I was doing or how I did it so I could share later. We had 40 acres, but I only actually paid attention to about 3-5 of it, because the rest was steep wooded hills and valleys only accessible by hiking. My vegetable garden was the size of a postage stamp, our functional yard was not much bigger.
… then we moved HERE. Suddenly I have 40 acres that is almost all accessible by ATV, if not my regular vehicle. The garden is now “holy hell what do I fill all this space with sized”, there are hayfields, a pond and 5? outbuildings that all need some sort of attention. And ya’ll, I have freaking COWS. And we’re talking about getting MORE.
So in the 4 years we’ve been here, I’ve done a TON of stuff, but not much of it is all that garden blog worthy. And when there is something blog worthy, I’m often too busy doing the thing to consider blogging about it.
This is why I started adding crafting and painting projects- so my poor, neglected site isn’t just left to die.
I did take a picture of the pumpkins I grew this year and our dogs finding the only bit of shade in the garden while they waited on me to finish picking tomatoes.
Maybe when my daughter is grown, the outbuildings are finally organized and I’ve turned the front trailer into a She-shed- I’ll have time to really dedicate to blog. That’s probably a well intentioned lie though. By then, we may have decided we need to go off grid and have a full on hobby farm or something. I’ll be building windmills and not posting about how I built them.
At least you know I’m living my best life. 🙂
I’ll get something on here this fall/winter, even if it’s just remodels and painting projects. Until then. 🙂