Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

These are the days of autumn.  Forecasters in our area say that the leaf color this year will be somewhat lackluster. We turn the heat on at night and the AC on during the day – crazy.  Me, I’m holding on to the warm weather as long as I can and dancing in the gardens …

Continue reading

Why is there a peacock in my living room? We have so many projects going at once.  We start one, then something comes up and we stop what we are working on and move on to something else.  Please tell me we aren’t the only ones with too many irons in the fire?

Thank you for your kind response to the post last week, about the crappy week I had. Our little dog Peanut is doing pretty good except she had a really bad seizure about 4 am the other night.  It scared me and left me feeling pretty helpless.  Afterward, she went right back to sleep as …

Continue reading

Haphazard and Unruly. These summer days have turned hot and dry in Virginia.  I’m wishing for rain; it’s too darn hot to go out and water my potted flowers. I love these red sunflowers, but the germination rate has been poor.  Not long ago I was contacted by The American Horticulture Society – they had …

Continue reading

Morning Y’all. What’s new in your neck of the woods? I’ve been working on some changes here. Same blog name, new look.   A funny thing happened on the way to writing this post. As is often the case, I started to write about one subject and then it ended up being completely different from what …

Continue reading