Category Archives: Farming

Native Pollinators: Build a tiny house with a big impact

Save the Bees! And wasps and hoverflies and ladybugs and butterflies….. There’s a lot of attention to bees in the media lately: hive collapse, mass deaths due to improper pesticide use, the list goes on. But much of the “Save … Continue reading

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Planting Garlic – A Fall Favorite

Leaves are turning golden, days are bright yet shorter, and it’s time for one of my favorite chores in the garden: PLANTING GARLIC! I have blogged my ‘how to’s a few times on this blog and have several links to … Continue reading

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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

Ducks! They LOVE water and are a joy to watch floating, splashing and bathing  in a pond or kiddy pool. But sadly, ducklings can easily drown.  Ducklings ARE born quite buoyant and float easily, but they are tiny and can … Continue reading

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