“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”

Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution

Sunday Evening

It's Sunday evening... the end of a long and busy weekend.
I am sitting outside the barn with my friends...


just enjoying the end of another beautiful weekend.
For some reason, I just love Sunday evenings.
I suppose it's because it wraps up the week...and we usually spend it peacefully
here with our critters. 
A new week awaits us... filled with possibilities.
For now, though, we just drink in all of the beauty and wonder that surrounds us.


I sit on the ground, watching the horses eat their supper.
The only sounds I hear are the munching of hay and the birdsongs.


It was a good weekend...the perfect mix of work and play.
Sunday evenings, though, are a time to appreciate the fruits of our labor.
 Weeks ago, I planted this small flower garden outside of the vegetable garden
with summer bulbs.


They are all up and beginning to bloom.


Every day I find a surprise in this garden,
as I had no idea what any of the bulbs would look like once grown.


There are dahlias...


gladiolas...


and so much more...


In another week it should be spectacular!


Yesterday, while weeding, I found my first ripe red tomato...


and several ripe yellow grape tomatoes.


Gardening is one of those hobbies that rewards you many times over
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