Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Gal in the Garden Series – Working with “dead” top soil..

It looks so pretty.. that big huge mound of top soil.. so black and rich! Two loads of 10 tons each have arrived on the farm this year so far.. and its easy to work with, its good quality top … Continue reading

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Freezers.. Lets talk about Freezers Baby!

First let me say that owning a freezer is awesome and some thing that far to many of us take for granted. There are all kinds of freezer owners.. Freeze with the fridge owners.. this freezer used to be quite … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Fruit Blends – Canning 2019

The biggest rhubarb crop is coming off and I am certainly noticing the difference in the cool wet spring and the fact that I did not feed my rhubarb plants last year. I will give them some extra feedings but … Continue reading

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Pineapple Tidbits Canning 2019

If you get your flyers.. check them over well and watch for SALES! In this case Large Pineapples were on sale for 1 dollar each..  now I will admit that normally they are extra large for 1 and that I … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden -Corn Garden “roughing it”

So what is a gal going to do when she really NEEDS to plant out a extra corn garden of 240’s seeds but she is out of already prepared and planned garden space?? Follow the high hoe tracks from last … Continue reading

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Gal in the Garden Series : Dry Creek Bed “Rain Garden”

Happy Father’s Day.. Hubby said he wanted to make the dry (most of the time) creek bed on father’s day as his big project..  So that is what happened.. First we needed to create the outline.. then the deepest area … Continue reading

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Friday Rambles around the Table -Food/Floods

I have just a few more days to get my corn planted.. and trust me.. I want my corn planted! Each day more goes into the ground..  35 pounds of seed potato’s are in the ground now.. the major planting … Continue reading

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Farmgal’s All Seeing Eye 2019- May Update

Do you make money? Ya but what did it cost you to raise that chicken? But if you had to buy it, what would it be worth? What do you spend to have what you have? But it does not … Continue reading

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New Fencing, Reuse and friendships

A couple weeks ago, I put out a call on facebook to see if I could plan a day to work on my worst fencing area. The big heavy milled Cedar posts where in place but not backfilled.. The older … Continue reading

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The KITCHEN GARDEN IS MADE!

This has been a total labour of love and there are final touches to be done.. I will talk as I go.. but the last beds are made and planted.. the paths are all in.. and now we are in … Continue reading

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