Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

Maybe it is because it has been cold here recently. Maybe I just want to remember what it feels like to have warm sun on my bare skin and brightly colored flowers blooming.  Maybe it is because my screen saver popped up a few of these photos and I just felt like sharing them with …

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Corkscrew Swamp isn’t a swamp for all the cork from my wine drinking. Mr. Cottage and I along with Father Cottage took a vacation back in the fall of 2016, we journeyed to South West Florida.  During our time there, we went on a day trip, just east of Naples, to The Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp.  A …

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 I received a couple packets of seeds for Christmas and ever since; I’ve been dreaming of  my garden plans for this year.  Lush vegetables and colorful flowers and bees buzzing. Sigh. This happens every year about this time, the garden dreams start.  Last year was a garden nightmare, no two ways about it.  Hopefully this …

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The common American crow is the Corvus brachyrhynchos the  call sounds like, caw caw caw. I think they sound like they are laughing – when not giving that spooky scary haunted house on the horizon sound. I happen to be one of those people who enjoys the antics of crows and ravens. They are loud …

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