Sometimes when you live in the country, you have to deal with some very frustrating situations like lots of critters that want to destroy your garden or livestock. Some you expect, some you don’t!
Archives for June 2017
Thoughts on Minimalism, Defending Hipsters and Rejecting the Lazy Label
As hot weather gets hotter, chickens can struggle to stay healthy. Help your flock thrive and survive the soaring summer temps.
In this episode, I had two projects I worked on. The first was a simple modification to the rabbit tractors. The second – a biggy! Then…the homestead is being invaded!!! What and see what it was.
This Zippy Peach Pork has the sweetness of peach but the zesty flavor of fresh ginger and Sriracha sauce. And even better, this tender, flavorful meat will be ready in no time, made in your Instant Pot.
American Blue Rabbits are growing in popularity. Find our more about this heritage breed and whether we will sell any.
We’ve had a bunch of storms lately here in northern Alabama. We’ve also had a lot of coyotes hanging around. We discovered something cool in the pasture, and then it was off to Franklin, Tennessee for the Great American Farm Tour with the Rhodes family.
Sometimes taking the steps to keep your chickens safe includes a “haircut” of sorts. Learn how to clip a chicken’s wings. This morning as I did my chores here on the homestead, I glanced over at the chickens and notice something amiss. Two of my younger hens were up on top of the run. Moments…
Getting started canning? The first thing you need to know, is how to properly sterilize your jars.
In the garden, I am using something unusual as a mulch: Crimson Clover. See how this experiment is going and how I am using the plant as a living mulch.