We started off the month with the Kentucky Derby, where Gary came in second on Firing Line.

Mint Julep

Lots of fun working around the farm and planting in the beds:

Quincy helping with the wood pile

The dogs

Rosemary and Lavendar

Thunderhead

Panoramic

With the nicer weather, we've quite enjoyed our time after dinner walking around the property

Walking to the mailbox

Guarddog

moonrise

The chickens are laying again, and one has gone broody

eggs

broody hen

Our first successful strawberry crop (thanks to Amber & Waldo for the plants last year and this year)

Strawberry harvest

One day I'll have garden gates with cannonball weights, like this one at UVA (you also see these in Colonial Williamsburg)

Gate

Spring is starting to shift towards summer

Firepit

Memorial Garden

Dog in grass

flower