Monthly Archives: February 2015

Spring Babies

The new year Spring is a time to look forward to the next generation of animals around the homestead. The real Spring comes when the snow is gone days grow longer and warm, seeds get started, and baby animals take over the homestead. Sometimes the young are part of a Read On..

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Soft and Tree Fruit Orchards

Every farm and homestead needs to have fruit orchards. Whether the orchard is for soft fruit or tree fruit, either provides an essential part of the farm diet. Additionally surplus fruit is a valuable product for market or barter. Currently we have a small grove of Apple trees at the Read On..

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Garden Plan – what to grow

Every good garden has a design plan and every good gardener has a growing plan. Every year the seed ordering regime begins with What to Grow. Because the weather can be unpredictable here, the success of the plan is often hit and miss, but still a plan is good thing. Read On..

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