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Why Chickens?

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Tuesday April 09, 2013   -   By Katie

We have chickens! Why raise chickens? I’m so glad you asked! If you live in the city or the suburbs or think chickens are gross or too much work or you just can’t do it because you don’t know enough or or or… this post is for you. There are lots of...

Heirloom Peppers and a Long Day

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Sunday February 19, 2012   -   By Jeff

Today was another productive day. Although, I wish I could have attended worship this morning. Nonetheless, I was able to complete the manure detail. It is all spread and ready for the ground to be worked down this spring. I worked on the seed room and...

Another Exciting and Productive Day

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday February 18, 2012   -   By Jeff

I am so excited! Today was awesome! I was able to get another couple of loads of manure spread on our vegetable ground. It is amazing to be out in the field getting ready for the upcoming planting season. I had to clean a little manure off of the road from...

An Exciting Season Just Around the Corner

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 16, 2012   -   By Jeff

Well another day without being able to spread manure. Maybe tomorrow if it remains frozen in the field. I certainly do not want to make a big mess out of the ground by driving over it and packing it all down because it is too muddy. I am going to try it this...

Yesterday, All My Troubles Seemed So Far Away

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 16, 2012   -   By Jeff

Have you ever had a day that really did not go the way you thought it should go, but later turned out very productive? Well that is how yesterday went! It started out with finding out the manure was too sloppy to haul. If I was to put it in the spreader, it...

Manure - I Am Excited!

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Wednesday February 15, 2012   -   By Jeff

I never thought the would come that I would be excited to haul manure, but I can honestly say that I am pumped! It is really going to be a lot of fun getting out in the field today. I will probably freeze and it won't be the most pleasant smell, but I really...

Help is Always Around the Corner

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Tuesday February 14, 2012   -   By Jeff

Today it is time to get the manure spreader out of storage and get it all lubed up to spread manure tomorrow. I am calling in my seed orders today and I am going to try to finish the seed room so I can start seeding next week. Lot's of stuff to do and not much...

Continued Preparations

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Tuesday February 07, 2012   -   By Jeff

As you can probably tell from recent blogs, I do a lot of research. I think it is important to be on top of the game with a bit of knowledge before ramrodding into a project. When I was a firefighter, one of the things I was taught, was that preparation is...

Stinky Gold

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Tuesday January 31, 2012   -   By Jeff

Today I am heading out with one of my best friends to get a load of cow and chicken manure. This stuff is like black gold for the garden! Chicken manure is the richest animal manure in N-P-K. One has to be a little careful with chicken manure as...

Hydrating Seeds Before Planting

Blog: Manure Tea-Organic Gardening   -   Saturday January 28, 2012   -   By GreenSoilTea

  Hydrating Seeds Before Planting I am always happy when I hear from growers and gardeners who are brewing and feeding their garden and indoor plant soil  Authentic Haven Brand Natural Brew . Where I really find pleasure is sharing...

Rabbit and Chicken Manure

Blog: Borrowed Thyme Farm   -   Sunday November 20, 2011   -   By Michael & Denise

We have 50 pound bags of rabbit or chicken manure available for sale. The rabbit manure is mixed with hay/straw, the chicken manure is mixed with pine shavings. Each bag is $5.

Manure Smells

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Tuesday May 10, 2011   -   By Brian

Camping made up most of our vacations as I grew up.  Living in Maryland, we had the choice of traveling west to the Cactoctin Mountain range or head east to the water.  I lived in a camping family and each summer we would head west to what we,...


DEFINiTELY NOT Watermelon Jelly Beans!

Blog: Dark Water Ranch   -   Monday March 21, 2011   -   By shepherd

DEFINITELY NOT Watermelon Jelly Beans. There is a commercial out for a new Easter Movie, it features a little rabbit that poops out candy jelly beans. A lady eats one and says ohh watermelon. I have to disagree. When you prefer to grow organic like we do,...


Blog: Happy Hills Alpaca Farm   -   Friday March 04, 2011   -   By wawanuky

SPINNING YARNS Its been a while since I blogged. About seven seasons, four baby alpacas ago and in time about a year. Real farmers just don’t have time to blog. I’d love to be on Farmville, I’d love to be on facebook. Good marketing skills but unrealistic...

Hogging Off Corn - One Man's Story

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday January 13, 2011   -   By David

Tamworth Pigs I came across this old account of hogging off corn recently. Since I was already thinking this might be a good idea as I blogged about a couple of months ago it seemed a good addition to my previous post. HOGGING OFF CORN FIELDS - J.M....


Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday January 05, 2011   -   By Rowena

Sprouting Joy turned the business over to me and so this week was experimental week for growing and eating!  I succeeded and they were so good!!! Next experiment is in Hemp bags!!  One little experimental line of Aquaponics going in this...

Anaerobic Methane Digester Project

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Friday December 24, 2010   -   By Poly

Excellent source for the beginer wanting to get involved in methane digester projects. The link to the website is posted below. Anaerobic Digester Project My Anaerobic Digester Project is going to be building: (a)...

Nutrient Management or Manure 101

Blog: Miolea Organic Farm   -   Wednesday November 10, 2010   -   By Brian

  We are in class to learn how to fertilize a field, with the correct amount of nutrients.    Given the fields’ history of fertilization, soil analysis, manure analysis, animal type and amount of time that has passed,  I can tell you...


Manure Tea for Strong Plant Roots

Blog: Manure Tea-Organic Gardening   -   Sunday June 13, 2010   -   By GreenSoilTea

Manure Tea for building strong root base systems naturally is easy to achieve with Authentic Haven Brand premium soil conditioner teas. You can now grow all your indoor and outdoor garden plants naturally, with our Easy to Brew, Easy to Use manure tea there...

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