Beautiful afternoon light in the Ladder Canyon slot. We climbed up and down half a dozen ladders on this hike, and the baby thoroughly enjoyed it!
by gardenbetty 10 months ago | via Instagram

Mixing up a new batch of grains and seeds to ferment for my chickens. It's incredibly satisfying to be able to custom mix a feed for my flock and know all that goes into it (and eventually, into their eggs). A lot of people ask if they have to follow...
by gardenbetty 3 weeks ago | via Instagram

My new view out the front door. I traded banana stalks and towering palm trees for bottle brush pines and striking deciduous trees, and I couldn't be happier about it.
by gardenbetty 4 weeks ago | via Instagram

If you've ever wondered whether it was possible, or even sane, to move a family (that includes a flock of chickens) nearly a thousand miles north by car, while towing a trailer full of plants and making minimal stops for food and gas, well... I can assure you we all...
by gardenbetty 1 month ago | via Instagram

Exactly two weeks ago I hopped on a plane bound for Bend, Oregon, our new home. I remember looking down on the city where I'd been living for the last 16 years (and this beautiful peninsula where I'd started my blog 7 years ago) and feeling sad, excited, sentimental, anxious,...
by gardenbetty 1 month ago | via Instagram

Thick pine forests and a peak reaching 10,157 feet tall aren't the first things to come to mind when I think of Baja California, so it was a real treat to discover this landscape on our last trip to Baja (for a while, at least). Away from the dusty roads,...
by gardenbetty 1 month ago | via Instagram