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All the cool kids are doing it!

So this guy decided that he sleeps in the trees. I’ve accepted it. After the incident “poop gate” I’m done trying to shoo him in. … 30 more words

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Day Three & Four

Missed blogging yesterday. Here’s the scoop on the last two days.

Made some whole wheat bread last night. Figured out what I did wrong the first time and that was I didn’t let my yeast “sponge” long enough (I did 2 minutes instead of 20). 187 more words

Coupon Clipping

Step One: Goats!

Before we can build the house for our future homestead, the land will need to be cleared. There are some great hardwood trees, some fruit trees and even a nice pecan grove, but beneath them rests a jungle of poison ivy and goodness knows what else. 295 more words

Goats

BEE-utiful! A Honey of a Season!

Three years in the making! Three years to get a colony of bees to over-winter, but worth it!

It has been tough going getting our bee hives to grow. 355 more words

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Aquaponics Class Follow-up

Our last class on June 20th went well even though we had a few minor glitches.

First I need to check my emails better to make sure that when I send something, it actually goes! 217 more words

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Feed Yourself From Your Yard, Part One

So I’m breaking away a little from my usual blogging topic of discussing the goings on here on our farm to talk a bit about self sufficiency for the typical suburbanite. 297 more words

Basics

Great week in the Hen House!

Well our girls are only 4 1/2 months old but for some reason they are starting to lay. The eggs are very small but I am guessing it is because I just started them on layer feed. 33 more words

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