Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Summer Harvest 2013 (Thanksgiving from the Farm)

THE LORD has surely blessed us this year on the homestead. The harvest is offically over for 2013 and looking back, I see how richly HE blessed us and how much more we have to learn.

 Presenting the 2013 Piney Woods Homestead Harvest!

Greek oregano drying above the kitchen sink.

Here is the last of the dug taters and broccoli. Our fall broccoli crop did wonderfully. The taters were especially big this year.

Plenty of milk and cream. At least 2 gallons a milk a day since June 2012. VERY blessed indeed!

Butter galore!

More than enough BBQ to last until next fall.

The apples were really big. All the rain we had in early June really helped.

Over 250 ears of corn in the freezer. First time for that much in many a year.

Watermelon galore!

The surprise crop of cherry tomatoes. Courtesy of Angel's wedding.

The strawberry plants multiplied greatly. The spring 2014 harvest should really be a good one.

Plenty of homemade butter milk .

Squash galore!

The blueberry bush in the spring as the berries were starting to form.

Another blueberry bush in the early spring.

The blackberries were the winners this year. The bushes multiplied a lot last year which gave us a lot of blackberries this year.

The chicks were by far the best harvest. An unexpected blessing indeed! With 6 new hens to replace 6 old hens this spring.

Ain't GOD so good!

Matthew 6:33

Genesis 1:29-30

King James Version (KJV)
29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.