Category Archives: Farming

Homestead Update: July 1 2014

Late again – but July has been busy already with Fiber Friends, a growing garden, and lots of hot buns in the barn to take care of. So, without further delay, let me take a quick pause to reflect on … Continue reading

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Prevent Duckling Drownings – Easy DIY Duckling Ramp

A friend recently asked me “how do/why would ducklings drown? Aren’t they buoyant?” Ducklings ARE born quite buoyant and float easily, but the sad fact of raising waterfowl without a real dirt-lined pond is that you have to take preventative … Continue reading

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Farm Gates

When one constructs a fence, one must provide access through said fence. A good garden/farm gate is sturdy, large enough for people or vehicles to pass through, opens/closes easily and most importantly: keeps critters out or in. Gates can of … Continue reading

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Homestead Update: June 1st

The daisies are in bloom – it must be June! May was a great month and June is slated out to be even better. We have some AWESOME projects to show off that will be ‘finished’ this month but got … Continue reading

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