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Good Day, Happy Livestock

This morning the kids and I headed outside early and got to work finishing strapping the fence to the T posts.  I think there were about 16 yet to be done.  After that was done, I ran the electric wire … Continue reading

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Long Weekend – Speed Round

I have so busy I haven’t taken the time to sit down and write a blog, so I am going to write a speed round blog post to get caught up.  These topics may or may not be in order. … Continue reading

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New Life

The new life that occurred today was of the plant kind. We are still waiting for new animal life here on the homestead.   But let me begin at the beginning of the day, which was actually last night, remember … Continue reading

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Firing Up, Propane, and Grass

Yesterday afternoon I set up the camper so I could work on a few things.  One of those things was familiarizing myself with the furnace.  I am not sure we will ever take it out when we need the furnace, but … Continue reading

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Catching Up On a Lot of Things

There have been a lot of little things that I have been getting done as time allows. I made three new PVC feeders for the new rabbit cages.  They are essentially the same as those for the chickens in the … Continue reading

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Planting and Tilling

We’ve all been fighting colds, again, so we didn’t go to a meeting that had been scheduled for tonight. Instead I was able to get my three blueberry bushes planted, as well as the two golden raspberries and one black … Continue reading

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Chicks and Lawn

So the whole “permaculture” type lawn seed mix has had me thinking.  I called a local feed store and talked to someone there about making me a custom mix.  I figured it would be easier to talk about it in … Continue reading

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Seeding, Second Attempt and Turtles

As with all babies we are adapting our schedules and figuring things out. Despite that I was able to find a couple hours to work on raking and seeding this evening. With the York rake and the 3′ landscape rake … Continue reading

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Seeding the Lawn, Washout

This morning I decided that I should try and get some of the areas around the house raked and seeded since we were supposed to get rain today.  I got out the tractor and the york rake and proceeded to … Continue reading

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