Flat of strawberries from the Wohletz Farm

While the winters here in the middle of the US are harsh, once the snow melts we are able to take advantage of the most amazing fruits, veggies, artisan cheeses, and farm-fresh eggs. We have frequented The Berry Patch for many years, but we’ve never pursued “u-pick” strawberries because we grow strawberries in our backyard […]

Another tasty treat from the 24th annual Strawberry Festival in downtown Billings last month. On Today’s Date in the Past: Yellow Lady Bug  

We had a chance to visit the 24th annual Strawberry Festival in downtown Billings last month.  This is the 65 foot long strawberry shortcake under construction.

This guy has been getting into my garden and feasting on all of my spring goodies.  Hopefully the new fence, sprayed with an extra dose of invisible fence for good measure, will deter him from now on.

Things have been a bit rocky in my garden this year.  To make way for a lovely, new fence, the old fence was torn down.  The usually reliable Liquid Fence failed me (probably because of all the rain we’ve had), and the rabbits and deer had a field day.  All of my spring veggies are gone: […]