Visiting Livingoffmyland.com and bringing home trees and shrubs to improve the homestead, along with scouting more Maple Trees ready for tapping on our property. Plus reason #846 why Babydoll Southdown Sheep are the best breed.
Living to support the season can be a daunting task…
Learn to support what the purpose of each season is helps to enjoy it to the fullest and also enjoy when it is over. Yes, even summer can be an enjoyment when it is over. A time to enjoy the fruits of our labor and relax enough to settle down in the hibernation of winter.
From losing a hen, to gaining five more, managing the crazy sheep to building new houses and collecting seeds for studying – our week has been crazy busy!
Corn and strawberries have provided both challenges and redemption. Bees are pollinating and chickens are, well, not being picky with the weather.
Testing a hypothesis & watching to see if the hypotheswas correct or if changes need to be made. This is used in the garden and the chicken coop this week.
Learning from and with others makes the process much more enjoyable, regardless of the job. Where one person succeeds, the other might fail.
Herbs can help prevent diseases and parasites from attacking your flock. Uses for plants and herbs with chickens to be proactive instead of reactive.
Broody hen week two, sheep shearing and tail docking, death by hawk, waxy spring leaves…. what else do we do but keep moving forward.
Meal Planting – How to plant food to feed your family. The basics of seed starting and how to get over the paralyzing fear of failure.