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Memories of Meg

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Saturday February 08, 2014   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

I remember the first day I met Meg—black as the northern black bears, square of face and jowl, glistening.  Her year-old nut brown Labrador eyes looked right through me.  Her wagging tongue looked to be at least a mile long. It had been a...

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2013 Winding Down

Blog: Homestead Pantry   -   Sunday December 29, 2013   -   By Homestead Artisa

As 2013 begins winding down we begin to look back over the past year and re-evaluate our efforts and achievements.  The fact is that time and resources are limited, and we all have to make choices.  Thus decisions must be made as to what we will...

A true work dog

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Thursday November 07, 2013   -   By Brian

 Fer Coadee is all work when outside, we still have a lot of training to go through, she is fast to learn but slow to change existing behavior.   To which, when people drive up to the farm she is there to discourage them.   Not good when you...

Lavender Pet Flea Repellant Sachets is our newest ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday November 05, 2013   -   By Arlene

Lavender Pet Flea Repellant Sachets is our newest organic, chemical-free pet product     We thank you for your purchase as all our net proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital so place your order now.

Dogs and sheep herding

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday September 30, 2013   -   By Triton

Who knew dogs need a vacation too. Ever since we came back from our vacation with Hector he has been much more active and eager to help on the farm. The other day we were moving the sheep and Hector held the line. I put him on a down ...

A Tale of two Kitties

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Friday September 20, 2013   -   By Terry

This past year has been a banner year for the rodent population.  Both in the small seed-starting (aka "flower house" and around the Empire of the Happy Hens.  I corralled one into Hattie's pathway the other day and I give her credit for...

The Surprising Truth About Mixed Breed Dogs

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Sunday July 14, 2013   -   By Petra

If you’re a dog lover, you’re probably aware that many people feel mixed breeds are healthier than purebreds. One of the reasons for this notion is that when two or more breeds are blended together, there’s less risk a dog will inherit breed-specific...

Llama watching over the watch dogs.

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday July 08, 2013   -   By Triton

The experiment that started out with one llama a peahen and three dogs is working out well, who knew. It's pretty incredible. I think the next big thing will be yard llamas. Everyone with an acre or two will want their own llama to watch over their dogs. It's...

Herbal Healing for Pets

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday July 06, 2013   -   By Petra

Herbal Healing for Pets I will begin by stating that you should not attempt herbal healing for your pet unless you have a good understanding of what is ailing your pet. And a good understanding of the healing herbs. Don't guess.....check with a...

10 Healing Herbs for Dogs and Humans

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Saturday June 29, 2013   -   By Petra

Neem What: Azadirachta indica, an extract of the Neem tree, is nature's non-toxic insecticide, plus it heals burns and soothes dry, irritated skin. Why: Applied topically and absorbed through the skin into the...

Moving around the ducks and the geese

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday June 10, 2013   -   By Triton

This week on the farm: I sold my small flock of Silver Appleyard ducks. I found them a good home where they will be kept as a breeding flock. I really liked them, but in my desire to get this farm more efficient we decided to only keep one breed of ducks so...

Irrigation and fencing

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday May 27, 2013   -   By Triton

This week on the farm: This entire weekend was spend working on the new pump. We need to add one more part on Wednesday then everything should be good. Hopefully things will run well for a long time. I am also working on fencing the front of the property....

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Ticks

Blog: Triton's Farm   -   Monday May 13, 2013   -   By Triton

This week on the farm: We finally have our irrigation water. The latest challenge on the farm, ticks. Those nasty little blood suckers. The only place on the property we have problem is in the willow trees near the irrigation ditch. They are nasty little...

Unattended Children is a hand painted tile perfect...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday April 20, 2013   -   By Arlene

Unattended Children is a hand painted tile by award winning International artist, Arlene Wright-Correll. It is 11 inches by 14 inches and has ban exterior spray finish that makes this tile usable either inside or outside. Let me make a personalized sign...

Pets

Blog: Double Check Ranch   -   Saturday March 02, 2013   -   By Sarah

The whole notion of pet ownership must really have gotten started around the early 1900s when people began to have enough disposable income to afford keeping animals that really only enrich their emotional lives, rather than their physical lives.   Now a...

Special Treats For Special Pets

Blog: 4 D Acres   -   Thursday January 31, 2013   -   By Mike

We know how important your pets are to you. How do we know? Because we have them too! Rusty was our Brittany Spaniel who brought character and companionship to 4 D Acres until about 3 years ago. We named our line of pet products after him. Currently we have...

Getting ready for winter

Blog: Spencer Sky Farm   -   Friday November 16, 2012   -   By Jauson

As fall fades away into winter there is allot to do here on the farm. Oak leaves cover the plants naturally, so they are well bedded down for their winters sleep. The sheep with their wool coats on still need to have their shelters checked. Any holes...

Forever True Farm Dogs

Blog: North Star Homestead Farms, LLC   -   Monday September 24, 2012   -   By Ann, Laura, and Kara

You can sing praises to the barn cats that catch their weight in small vermin or that sit quivering in eager anticipation as the cow is being milked—hoping for a squirt of warm creaminess aimed their way.  You can compliment the watchful (if...

DAY IN THE LIFE

Blog: Nature Rich Farm   -   Wednesday September 19, 2012   -   By MARIA

Sitting under the trees in my folding lawn chair I couldn't help but wax poetic looking at all the beauty around me.  To my right two spotted puppies played tug-o-war, to my left geese snoozed with heads tucked under their wings, next to them the ducks...

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