My husband (yes, bloggers can be married!) had one whole margarita and blamed it for his inability to hold his camera still an hour later. But that’s not what this post is about. This post is about SNAILS. You can see a tiny fraction of the snails that hang out on my house if you… Read More Learning about garden pests – and how to make them into benefits
If there is one thing you have to deal with on a mini-farm, it’s poop. Dog poop needs to be picked up from the yard – if you don’t want to end up skating on your tush after stepping on it. Cat poop needs to be scooped from boxes before the cats throw it out… Read More Poop!
(Originally posted Nov 17 2011) And before I forget, this weeks’ freebies from Craigslist includes ~60 lbs of Walnuts. I picked them up from the ground, after dark, with a flashlight, and with the homeowner who I’d never met before. It was a riot. Ever played hide-and-seek in the dark as a kid? It felt… Read More Walnuts after dark
More Craigslist scores! Today I picked up 12 free chickens, all 3 years old so laying was slowing down. Nine hens and three roosters. The three roosters and three of the hens are in the fridge already – I love free food! The other 6 hens are on the schedule for Thursday, although I may… Read More More free stuff
(Originally posted Sept 2011) Processed five more chickens today! And picked about 4 more pints of blackberries. That brings the total to about 12 pints of blackberries and 11 processed chickens. Plus there are 5 more chickens on tap for tomorrow, I just ran out of light today. Bought an old shipping crate, to make… Read More Sorting through the chickens