Category Archives: 31 Day Self Reliance Challange

31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week Three Overview

  Week Three Overview How did we get to week three already! Crazy how fast the time this month is flying by.. We finally got rain, and we really needed it. I got to try out our new small metal … Continue reading

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Spruce Tip Vinager

O yes, it’s that time of year again.. Spruce Tip season.. As I was mowing in the diamond garden, I looked at the spruce tree’s an saw that its spruce tip picking season and that the pollen is going to … Continue reading

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31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week Two Overview

  Week Two Overview Well, its been a very busy week on the farm, its spring.. is there any other kind 🙂 The weather has been outstanding in the sense of warm, sunny with a light breeze.. however we need … Continue reading

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Sour Dough Nettle Bread

This is such a free form bread to me.. I had to write things down to make sure I could present this recipe in a format that other would get good results. I am assuming you know how to make … Continue reading

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5 Things you are looking for in a Broody Hen

  Yesterday May 9th 2018 our first broody hen hatched out a lovely clutch of healthy looking little fluffy butts. This is a proven broody hen and she made both my hubby and I laugh so hard as she lead … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reason’s to Grow Radish in your Garden!

Farmgal’s Tip of the Day.. When your hubby brings you in fresh garden Radish’s and they are so hot, I mean WOW heat hot.. to eat fresh.. what to do.. the answer is easy, cook them.. you can toss them … Continue reading

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Rabbits Manure

I raised meat rabbits on the farm. I got my rabbits at the first small animal and bird sale I could find the very first spring on the farm.  They have been with us the past 14 years now. I … Continue reading

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What do you use clover for?

I like clover! I like white clover and red clover, I can remember as a small child the pleasure on a warm sunny summer day to pick big fluffy heads of the most wonder purple and sucking on the sweet … Continue reading

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31 Day Self Reliance Challange Week One Overview

  Week One Overview Well, its been a busy week here on the farm, we have been working on the house, the yard, the gardens. We had company come and visit the farm and we had the STORM. The weather … Continue reading

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Coltsfoot-Flowers and Flower Stems

The first flowers of spring locally have arrived, our Coltsfoot is up and in full flower, the flowers rise out of the ground on them stems coming many weeks before the leaves will show themselves. I picked a full cup … Continue reading

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