Life and Death…

Can I just say I will be glad when spring finally decided to arrive!!!! Our winter has seemed to extend beyond what is really necessary or the norm for our area. The temperatures have been bitterly cold despite what NOAA says. This was a very hard winter for our quail and I suspect our fruit…


Spawn o’ plenty….

In the last week I have added a variety of mushroom spawn to my collection! This weekend we will be innoculating logs with Shiitake spawn from MushroomPeople, Chicken of the Woods spawn from ForestOrganics.com, Maitake spawn from ForestOrganics, and wood chips King Stropharia spawn from FungiPerfecti! It is a big project that I have been…


Shiitake Spawn~

Less than a week ago I ordered 1,000 Shiitake Mushroom spawn plugs from MushroomPeople.com. The plugs arrived today and everything looks great inside the package. There are clear instructions on using the spawn and innoculating the logs. It looks like this weekend we will be cutting logs in anticipation of starting this project. I will…


Season of Change…

For sooooo… many years this blog has been a place for well ~ random stuff. Most of what you read posted before this date was posted for a clear reason that should be clear when you look through the posts. My plan in the coming weeks is to clean this up and to transition to…


Hobbies…

Our neighbors are perpetually working on their cars. They are not working on them because they are broken down but rather to make them as special as possible. It seems like every day they are bringing home what looks like honda oem parts. They then spend the entire evening in the driveway replacing or fixing…