Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Ice Storm 2018 Ontario Ottawa Area

Well, the ice storm arrived and we were without power for three days pretty much.. We got ICE!  It snapped power poles like they were toothpicks, it brought down tree’s and ripped roofs off and more.. We lost a number … Continue reading

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Slow Start to the weekend.

Well, the storm is certainly coming  but its been slower to start then they said for our neck of the woods at least. We are close to a full day behind what they said it would start, I am ok … Continue reading

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Great Week Indeed

The walking onions are just starting to poke up out of the ground, I have a few patches of them that need to be thinner out and replanted out into a new area.. that is something that always makes me … Continue reading

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A little Lamb Love

Big Female (single) at the back, then first born set of twins, Ram Lamb in the middle an his sister at the front, with a touch of Jada a yearling goat rear end Only one of the second born set … Continue reading

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What a clean up needed!

I went out to take photos of the main garden and then decided that a short video to show just how bad it really is would work so much better. The bones of the garden are still there, the rich … Continue reading

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March Challange round up 2018

Well my March Challenge didn’t go as expected, nothing quite like getting derailed. Hubby and working the farm plus lambing and voila.. add in the flu for me an no time for posts, no time to be creative on meals, … Continue reading

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We got lucky!

We might have a number of smaller branches down but the farm got very lucky, while we did have to tie a number of things down. Compared to other places that this storm moved though, we really did get lucky.  … Continue reading

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The wind she be blowing today

Wow, the winds are here today, woke up to a white slushy sort of freezing raining world.. Thankfully not a frozen world as we could finish filling the big 50 gallon water drum that I had hauled to the big … Continue reading

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At the kitchen table..

I had a very productive weekend in a many ways but we also took time to sleep in, time to rest, this was something we both needed and while I didn’t get all the homework on my to do list … Continue reading

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Sniff Houseplants Before You Buy!

Originally posted on Laidback Gardener:
Always treat plants in designer pots with suspicion. Give them a sniff before you buy them! Source: www.etsy.com & laoblogger.com, montage: laidbackgardener.blog These days, horticulture seems to have taken a huge step backward. Garden centers now…

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