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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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Drying Out

Sunday was wet, to the tune of over an inch of rain, wet.  So we are drying out today.  I am thankful that it was rain and not snow, but it does make a mess.  The pasture is soaked, and … Continue reading

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Protecting My Trees While Others Go Down

As I write, the storm that was in the forecast is sleeting, raining, and icing outside my window.  This morning, before the storm blew in, I wanted to check off another task from my ever growing to-do list. Before that … Continue reading

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Photo Update and Rain

Today it rained pretty much all day. That’s good news for everything that was planted over the weekend. Almost all the plants are showing great signs of life. I also stopped at Tractor Supply and picked up three bigger blueberry … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

This past Saturday was another Homestead Harvester day. Our family is so blessed to have such good friends as part of this group.  It is energizing both in what we get done and the community that is being built among this … Continue reading

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Orchard Phase One… Complete!

So I was able to borrow my dads truck on Friday while my mother-in-law watched the kids so I could go pick up some apple and peach trees.  I decided to use only trees from Tractor Supply as they are … Continue reading

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Packing and Orchard Planning

So in an effort to try and be as ready as possible to move when we finally get things ready out there, I have been trying to move as many of the things that we are keeping but don’t use … Continue reading

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