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Continuing Forward with Gardening

May 27, 2014
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Continuing Forward with Gardening

So we’ve been a bit busy.  Now that the long, cold winter is over…. …and then spring time was welcomed with much joy even with some storm damage and flooding. Now summer time is getting started with all hands on deck doing much needed garden work.  Last year, our garden was practically non-existent due to…

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The Daily Milk Cow

May 10, 2014
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The Daily Milk Cow

Morning after morning, day after day…..we milk a large Guernsey dairy cow named Dixie!  And when cousins come to visit the farm….they learn to milk a cow! 

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Lambs

January 3, 2014
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Lambs

New lambs for Christmas…. The shepherd boy caught one of his baby lambs and brought it up to the house for everyone to ooohhh and ahhh over.  Newborn lambs are so sweet!

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Christmas Lambs

December 27, 2013
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Christmas Lambs

We switched out our ram at the beginning of the year.  Our new ram looks nice enough but as we approached the end of the year, we were really wondering if he worked or not.  Our worries were relieved when we found 3 new baby lambs in the field the day after Christmas.  We are…

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October Life

October 21, 2013
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October Life

The autumn season is upon us and, like every year, I stand and marvel at the beauty surrounding me.  Crisp air, leaves dancing about, the rustic smell of bonfires scattered about the valley and the thunk of the walnuts falling from the trees let us know October is in full swing. This year there is…

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Growing Wheat

July 11, 2013
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Growing Wheat

Our little growing wheat experiment was fun.  Last Fall, the guys planted wheat in our newly reshaped rocky field patch.  By springtime, we had bright green wheat grass everywhere!  It was a beautiful ground cover when everything else was still winterized. It rapidly grew and we diligently watched over it as to not trample it…

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