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.
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…
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.
We had to take measures to protect our hens from some brutal roosters.
The garden is coming right along! Several people have asked me about what boots I wear when I’m working out here on the homestead. I chatted about those, as well as checked in on the baby rabbits. My Boots
There comes a time when a mama hen and the chicks need to part ways. How do you know when?
At times, there can been unseen dangers on the homestead. Watch and see one that we discovered recently, and why it is important to be cautious.
Get ready for canning season now. In this episode I share some of the tools I use for canning, and how to make sure you are ready to “put up” all of your summer produce.
I’ve had a few people asking about the raised garden beds that I built. So in today’s episode, that’s what we talked about!