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Blue Pearls

Blog: Marshfield Farmers' Market   -   Sunday July 06, 2014   -   By Lorrie

Sometimes the tiniest things bring happiness.   This week my little pearls of happiness were a few blueberries from our garden.   Seemingly trivial over which to get excited, but several years without a single berry made this morning’s...

March 2012

Blog: Garden of Ethan   -   Monday April 02, 2012   -   By Ethan

A set of twins March 12 and 2 sets on March 15 has been a lot of fun.  Rosemary rejected one of her girls, leaving me to bottle feed little Mia, who I named after Mia Farrow from the movie Rosemary's Baby.  Mia finds me in the yard and paws at my leg...

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FARM MARKET SALE- 505 N. Greene St., Greensboro, N...

Blog: Dodge Lodge Farm   -   Tuesday November 30, 2010   -   By Mike Causey

Local Milk Sale & EGGNOG & butter & ice cream -- made in Guilford County, NC by HOMELAND CREAMERY.   Location: Greensboro Downtown Farm Market, 505 N. Greene St., Greensboro, NC 27401  (336) 210-194  Hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm Mon...

The Great Quail Escape

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Thursday November 19, 2009   -   By Emily

We have had the pleasure of raising bobwhite quail for over a year now.  They are tiny little birds with big voices and toy-sized eggs which hatch into bumblebee-sized chicks.  They are kept in one of our portable "tractors," a fully...

Chicks...Extra Small

Blog: Pleasant Valley Farm   -   Friday June 12, 2009   -   By Emily

Today was a first.  Although we've hatched hundreds of chicks this spring and a good number of ducklings and geese, we've never hatched quail before.  This morning I had 2 in the hatching tray of the incubator.  They are so small!  The...

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Mighty Quail

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Saturday April 11, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Every morning, one of our neighbors (a nice couple of Quails) steps out for their promenade.  Mr. and Mrs. Quail live in our fence, which is not your usual barbed wire contraption.  It is a lean-to of large tree branches and small sticks, and...

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Spectacular January

Blog: Wingshadows Hacienda   -   Saturday January 17, 2009   -   By Lynne & Bruce

We are blessed! While the majority of the U.S. is buried in snow or temperatures so low that breathing is difficult, here we are with 80 degree days. Unbelievable! Every living thing is bursting with life in this magical weather. The trees are in bud,...

Life at the Hacienda

Blog: Wingshadows Hacienda   -   Thursday November 06, 2008   -   By Lynne & Bruce

Two weeks ago we planted the second of the 3 Winter Gardens. In just a few days the vegtables were poking their little heads through the soil. Excitement abounded! Today we discovered that the wild birds have made a feast of the new seedlings. Disappointment...


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