Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Hen and Chick Plants.

On mothers day I got two of the cutest little pots of hen and chicks and they have been going crazy trying to make more babies and they needed to be transplanted out and into much bigger area’s.. We have … Continue reading

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Changes.. Around the Kitchen Table.

We have been working hard this week taking down the older dog runs, While we are leaving up one, the one that is closest to the house for our hounds. However we used to have a number of pens in … Continue reading

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The National Loaf

  The National Loaf From: Ministry of Food – Jane Fearnley Whittingstall Makes two loaves 1 ½ lb wholemeal bread flour* 1 ½ tbsp salt 1 ½ tbsp dried yeast 1 tsp honey or treacle (two teaspoons) 450 ml tepid … Continue reading

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Rats

Rat information below! So we had rats on year two of living on the farm in the big barn, it was a challenge to remove them but with traps, bait and my hunting farm cats we were able to bring … Continue reading

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Pruning.. this is not pruning, this is cutting out the fungal.. ouch!

Well hubby and I spent a couple hours this morning, I would like to say that we pruned the plum tree’s but really we just cut them down to bare.. Its a good thing that they are tough tree’s and … Continue reading

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Striving for Victory -Eating on the Ration

I snagged the information and rules that hip roof barn has on her blog .. My own writing will be on the slant. This gives me the base line.. I will admit that next month, I am going to see … Continue reading

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War time Rations (and Eating off the farm)

As some of you know a couple Canadian Ladies are doing a great wartime challenge this year and I have been very much enjoying reading along.. We have finally gotten to a point that I felt I had the time … Continue reading

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Plum Crop! “GONE” Plum Pocket have arrived to the farm!

All those amazing flowers, the plum bushes were loaded, and I was worried about pollination to the point that I gave a helping hand with a feather. I was very excited to see that we had many wee green baby … Continue reading

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Purge or Declutter Update

The big bin is filling up. We first moved all the bigger items including things leftover from the reno’s over the past year. Then we started moving out things that were broken or had not been used in any way … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Weeder Review

“I bought this myself with my own money and I get nothing back for giving this review ” So on the weekend, we went to Lee Valley tools, we had a gift card that was burning a hole in hubby’s … Continue reading

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