Milking Dexters

Three years ago, we decided to stop milking Jersey cows.  It was partly because of my work schedule, but also partly because of the unnecessary difficulty keeping a quality Jersey bull for breeding and figuring what to do with older cows who were not worth butchering.  We looked into starting a herd of Dexters–and what … Read more

Plough Monday

Plough Monday

The garden year begins on what was traditionally called “Plough Monday”, which falls on the first Monday after the end of Christmas season.  Christmas season ending on January 6th, the 12th day of Christmas, this year Plough Monday falls on January 8th.