Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

The big machines came back this week with a rumble. The inspector general engineer came to overlook the mountain of dirt and the catacombs below and gave his seal of approval. (BIG YAY) This week we also received an approval letter from the highway department for our second driveway. (yay again) So here at the …

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Is it too soon to start dreaming of a spring garden? Or of seed catalogs and their incredible photography and lovely words casting a spell around a persons green thumb dreams? I’ve got the fever for sure.  However, I don’t have any new seed catalogs. So, thanks to  Pinterest and one of my boards, I’m …

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Truth be told, my gypsy heart doesn’t wander too far from home. It does, however crave change, no boundaries and open expression. As many of you guys know, I have been recovering from a cervical injury for the past year and half.  I’ve made great progress, but I am far from where I should be. …

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Morning glory vines are the bane of  Mr. Cottage’s existence. Up the flag pole over the studio sign; intertwined through the chimes. Over the rooster. Don’t sit too long Betsy, the weeds will swallow you! Last gardening season was a bummer, in so many ways.  The weather didn’t cooperate and quite frankly early morning or …

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