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A Swiss Spring Sunday

A drizzly Saturday morning with the promise of a sunny and warm Sunday found us scouring the internet for what to do with that good weather. 752 more words


Micro greens

Micro greens are plants that are just 7-10 days old sapling. They range in size from 1” to 3” including the stem and leaves. It has fully developed cotyledon leaves and usually has one pair of very small, partially developed true leaves.

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Weathering the Storm

As dramatic thunderstorms roll across the Blue Ridge, a barn stands firm in the night, alone and tired. Culpeper, Virginia.


Duke says...."I got a new job too Aunty Gill"

Meet Duke the talking bird……Regular Guest Spot from:
Uncle Spike’s Adventures….. and  the Chicken Roost in Turkey!

Catch up:
Last time we heard that Duke’s girlfriend, Miss Fluffy Bum, had left the Farm rather hastily in order to work for a local Fox family. 524 more words

Gill McGrath

Uncle Spike reblogged this on Uncle Spike's Adventures and commented:

All change this month on the rooster front, read on to see why...

Farming— There's More To It Than Food

When was the last time you thought about that apple you crunched in your mouth the other day? Ever wondered who harvested that apple? It’s so easy for us to eat our meals and not acknowledge who helped grow and pick the food we eat every day. 209 more words

Lucerne in the spring

Pastoral 21 is a key Beef + Lamb New Zealand research investment and one of the questions it looked at was the spring management of lucerne. 229 more words


The fourth week of March/ the first week of April

Due to bad weather, we did not get as much done these weeks as usual.

In Littleton, we got the vegetable garden tilled, to create a better seed bed than was left by the tractor, and we got the fencing around the vegetable garden mostly set up. 114 more words