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Planting by Moon Phases

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday February 22, 2013   -   By Katie

Guess what? I started planting this past week! Nearly all of my onion seeds have met their soil! I’m planning to start more onions this weekend (scallions), rhubarb the following weekend (Glaskins Perpetual) and the in early March then I’ll be sowing...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter ...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Sunday August 19, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter ...

Window box Gardening, Easy Jewelry Magnets, Make P...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday July 25, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Spring is such an exciting time of year... I love all the flowering trees and shrubs... in my opinion if it doesn't bloom at some point, why bother having it! Although I do admit the beautiful colors of Autumn in the...

Decorative Garden Journal, Gardener's First Aid Ki...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday June 29, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words." Lydia M. Child I often talk about my love for journaling and awhile back I talked about a Cookbook Journal I had made for my daughter Taylor.  Well, I also have created...

My story of a Hill Shepherd

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday January 10, 2011   -   By Megan

This is a short story about my friend Seamus, who taught me more than I will ever fully realize. I was working Tweed one morning several years ago and was really getting frustrated with him because he wouldn't come in and hold a single. An old truck had...

Smoke is leaving us.

Blog: MM Livestock Co   -   Monday November 22, 2010   -   By Megan

Those of you that have been here know my old mare Smoke. She's the one that always has an orphan following her or a kid on her back. She's the one the boys grab when its time to move cows or go to a jackpot. She's the mother of my rope horse, my ranch horse,...

Everything but the squeal

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Thursday October 14, 2010   -   By David

Normal 0 Everything but the squeal - Margie Wuebker Copyright October 2010 Country Living Magazine To read the article on their website click here   The driveway at Dean and Marilyn Wyler's Coshocton   ...

Raising Chickens in a City Environment

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday July 08, 2010   -   By Suzie OConnor

When raising chickens in a city make sure you can provide plenty of area for chickens to roam free when necessary. You’ll want to be sure that you have the proper materials to keep the area clean, and healthy. Lastly, make sure your chickens get plenty of...

Heartbreak on the Homestead

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Saturday March 06, 2010   -   By Brett & Stephanie

Yesterday started out a lot like most days here on the farm: up at dawn to throw hay for the sheep and the pigs.  Its a good opportunity to peruse your animals and make sure everyone is happy and healthy.  Its the only birds eye view I get of...

Wind is blowing...again!

Blog: Cottonwood Farm   -   Wednesday January 06, 2010   -   By Kathy & Lynn

Yes, the wind is blowing, again.  Today was actually rather quiet, and I think the warmest day of the week.  It's downhill from here; with temps below 10 degrees, and windchills worse.  The wind has really come up, although I don't know if it's...

New Hampshire Day Old Chicks for Sale + Free Shipp...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Wednesday December 09, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

Which Chicken is good for Eggs and Meat Well look no further these New Hamsphire Reds and great birds for both Large Brown eggs and lots of them and you can also use them as meat birds. New Hampshire Reds were actually developed in the state of...

Pre-winter busyness on the farm - barns, piglets, ...

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Thursday November 19, 2009   -   By Brett & Stephanie

With winter just around the corner, you would think things on the farm would be slowing down as the days continue to shorten.  Not so here at Antaya Acres.  Our last fall litter of piglets arrived the other day, and are doing grand: 11 beautiful...

Long anticipated Litter of Piglets FINALLY arrive!

Blog: Antaya Acres Heritage Farm   -   Sunday November 15, 2009   -   By Brett & Stephanie

Our final litter of piglets for the season finally arrived last night.  Congratulations to Junebug, our 18 month old registered Tamworth sow!  11 vigorous cross-bred youngsters were born in less than an hour and a half.  She is an expert...

We are still shipping Day Old Chicks - Layers by S...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday November 12, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

We still have day old Rhode Island Reds and New Hampshire Reds chicks for sale.  Order your chicks today and have fresh eggs by this spring.   Anyone looking to do a fun and easy science fair project?  We have the perfect project for you -...

Young Turkeys In The Pasture 2009

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Sunday June 14, 2009   -   By Poly

Young Turkeys in the pasture.    

The Scoop from the Coop!

Blog: Heirloom Country Farms   -   Sunday May 24, 2009   -   By Rob & Katharine

05-24-09  We have Fresh Suckling Piglets ready for your dining pleasure! These are completely and 100% chemical free, pasture raised, born and raised right on our farm from our own CRITICALLY ENDANGERED heirloom breed of stock called the Gloucestershire...

Corn-Fed Ribeye Steak

Blog: F.A. Farm   -   Sunday March 22, 2009   -   By Walter

When I was a ski bum in Vail in 1980, I could go out and buy dinner for two, with a nice bottle of French wine and pay $100, including tip. Last night, Toni and I had a wonderful dinner, with a 2005 French Bordeaux, for $100, including tip. The featured entree...

Fresh Duck Eggs - How to know how fresh or old the...

Blog: MamaDuck's Duck Eggs   -   Sunday February 15, 2009   -   By Sara

When you get your duck eggs in the mail, they should be good for 2 to 3 weeks in the fridge.  After 3 weeks or with older eggs, just crack them, by opening them first in a small clear glass bowl.  If the whites look clear and have no smell,...

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