I knew I wasn’t the best gardener, but I’d had some good luck with random things – sometimes too good of luck and would kick myself for planting so much. But all these failures are sure frustrating!
Farm Life Lessons: At The Mercy
I’ll never forget when someone told me they didn’t know how a farmer did it as they were completely at the mercy of the weather and the markets. And it’s true. The last few weeks have been a bit stressful for farmers in our area – torrential rains and a winter that won’t let go…
We Have Ugly Chickens!
From little fuzz balls to almost- feathered-out chickens, these things have changed so quickly and become a source of entertainment for all of us! They’re getting their adult feathers in with their chicken fluff, so they look goofy and are growing so fast I can’t keep up with their progress! Let me tell you – if…
I am so excited – you have no idea! It’s finally time to start the garden! We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. (AKA – we earn a small commission…
The Great GMO Debate
I’m not “pro-GMO”. And I’m not “anti-GMO”. But I am “pro-farmer” and “anti-mega-conglomerate-takeover” as well as an advocate of careful and knowledgeable chemical applications for land and animals.
Farm Dog PSA
My dog may not be the right dog – for you. Educate yourself so you get your perfect dog – like me!
The Science Is In – Get Your Vitamin D
I came across a magazine called “Mary Jane’s Farm” a few years ago and immediately fell in love! It had simple articles of how-to’s, farming, gardening, cooking, and general feel-good stories. In the latest issue I found (because I sadly don’t subscribe), there was an article entry about the importance of Vitamin D. We all…
This life is worth the work and effort required to be successful.