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Blog: Renaissance Farm   -   Tuesday November 15, 2011   -   By Linda

Well Hello Everyone! Now, that I am getting a better understanding of how to use this blog, hopefully I will make it much more pretty and filled with more information for you! We still have weekly availability, but I need to learn a better way to...

Raising Chickens from home.

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday August 11, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

All chickens need the following to be successful, happy, and healthy. Be sure that whatever area you do provide for your flock, you also provide plenty of safety. A fence is ideal for safety, allows for your flock to roam free but also still keeps...

Top Ten Horticultural Ergonomics Tips.What the Agr...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Friday July 29, 2011   -   By Tony

From my experience as Organic Urban Farmer and my educational Background as Certified Horticulturist and Certified Massage Therapist, I have learned a lot about how to use my body when I do Garden or farming chores. People who come to my Organic Gardening...

Top ten tips- for the garden enthusiast new comer...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday July 14, 2011   -   By Tony

There are a lot to learn in the gardening process.Here are some tips to consider in case you are considering taking some organic gardening classes; From my experience teaching organic gardening in South Florida for the last ten years, I have gathered a...

The Squash Bug Capital of Tennessee

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday July 06, 2011   -   By Terry

After this spring, I've dubbed Crab Orchard, or at least Wild Things Farm the "squash bug capital of Tennessee".  I practice crop rotation every year, but seems like the bugs have a radar or a spy at my computer looking to see where the squash...

How to wash your favorite garden hat

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Sunday July 03, 2011   -   By Terry

I'm sure every die-hard gardener has their most very favorite gardening hat.  Mine is a Scala hat, very wide brim, that has perched on my head going on three seasons now.  It's made of palm leaves, but very tightly woven and durable.  Margaret...

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Wanting to sell organic chickens? Tips.

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Friday July 01, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

For those who are choosing to raise chickens organically for their own purposes, and not for market, take into consideration all that is needed for sale. Your chickens should be fed an organic diet, and allowed to free range.  It is entirely up to...

Raising Chickens for Dummies - First Time Chicken ...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Monday April 18, 2011   -   By Suzie OConnor

Tips on Raising Backyard Chickens So suddenly you have found yourself interested in raising chickens. Or maybe this is something that you have been dreaming about for a long time now. In either case, it is extremely important to make sure that you are...

Awesome online gardening tools

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Saturday April 16, 2011   -   By Terry

I purchase a lot of the seeds used on the farm from Johnny's Select Seeds and yesterday they sent out an e-mail that had links to the most useful tools that I just had to share...  go here http://www.johnnyseeds.com/t-InteractiveTools.aspx?source=E_...

SonRise Ranch Weekly Newsletter with coupon

Blog: SonRise Ranch   -   Saturday April 16, 2011   -   By Douglas

See our latest Ranch newsletter at http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs075/1105067856846/archive/1105096439383.html You can also sign up for our e-mails, that include great cooking tips, news and coupons by clicking here... http://visitor.r20.con...

Starting Sweet Potato Slips

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Friday March 25, 2011   -   By Terry

I've grown sweet potatoes in the garden for a few years but didn't try to start my own slips until last year.  A friend's grandpa grew the biggest sweet potatoes--football size sometimes-- and I tried to start slips according to his method.  He...

Low maintenance TOP TEN TIPS to the S.Florida Orga...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Friday January 21, 2011   -   By Tony

What motivated me to write this article is the continuous and never ending complaints I hear , about keeping up with the challenges of growing and MAINTAINING an organic productive garden in S.Florida , from  garden enthusiasts who come to my...

What’s Different about Heritage Breeds?

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Thursday January 06, 2011   -   By Poly

What’s Different about Heritage Breeds?    The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy states that heritage chicken breeds must be an American Poultry Association (APA) standard breed. The chickens also must be allowed to...

Saving Tomato Seeds

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Friday October 08, 2010   -   By Terry

I've always been interested in saving seeds of vegetables that aren't hybrids.  Tomatoes have got to be one of the favorite crops grown in any garden. General instructions on saving tomato seeds include the words "ferment" which is a little...

Information about Hoodia & How to grow Hoodia

Blog: SoCal Hoodia Farms   -   Monday July 05, 2010   -   By Cheryl

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Doe and 3 fawns

Blog: Blue Moon Lavender Farm   -   Tuesday June 15, 2010   -   By Magdalena

Our lavender farm was graced this morning with a visit of a doe with triplets. The babies are wobbly on their legs, reddish brown with white spots, and quite adorable. The mother seemed unperturbed by our presence, and calmly kept grazing on grass, while the...

The Perfect Scarecrow

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday May 12, 2010   -   By Terry

I've seen lots of scarecrows in my gardening life, and sometimes I think the scarecrows are more for us humans than they are to actually scare crows away.  The coolest scarecrow I've seen was named Esmerelda and she had a really neat hand painted gourd...

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Variety is the spice of life---and the garden!

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Tuesday March 23, 2010   -   By Terry

Farmers select various varieties of crops for different reasons.  Some varieties are disease resistant, some taste better, some varieties are selected for their growth habits (for example bush beans vs. pole beans), hand-me-down seeds (aka heirlooms) and...

How to prevent "damping off"

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Sunday March 14, 2010   -   By Terry

Anyone who has ever started seedlings in the house or in a greenhouse has looked in on their seedlings at one time or another and found them laying face down on the soil.  The stem is wilted at the soil line.  This condition is called "damping...

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