2016 Update – Week 10
The weather was crummy this week, so we didn’t do much outside other than necessities. I’m still focused on getting seedlings started and experimenting with fodder. The wild life news this week is that there is a duck-nabbing critter roaming about.
2016 Update – Week 2
This week was a lot less eventful than last week. And, I’m so very glad. We just had to tend to all the everyday feedings and such.
Farm and Garden Recap of 2015
2015 has officially ended. Let’s look back at how our farm and gardening endeavors played out this past year. We had a fairly steady year with good food being grown and plenty of animals to keep us busy.
Dreary December 2015
The weather forecast is getting predictable. Rain. Followed by rain. And more rain. This December is officially the wettest month in 75 years. That’s sayin’ a lot since we live in Oregon. And, the month isn’t even over yet. We still have over a week left in December. After such a dry summer, a little rain is nice. But, we’ve had enough now. I’d like
2015 Duck Hatch #2
We have 10 new additions to our farm thanks to a broody Welsh Harlequin and a male Muscovy that’s good at male duck activities.
Bloom Day – July 2015
The middle of July is already upon us, which means it’s Bloom Day. We had an unusually hot, dry June, which put the flowerbeds ahead of their usual schedule. We’ve been watering enough to keep the plants alive, but maybe not enough to keep them happy and producing their best. We’re already at the point where the majority of blooms are past their prime, which
2015 Duck Hatch #1
The newest additions to our farm are 5 ducklings hatched on site. This is a first for us.
Around the Farm and Garden – October 2014
Oregon Fall Poultry Swap 2014
Saturday was the Oregon Fall Poultry Swap in Corvallis. This was our first time being a vendor at the Fall Swap. Although, earlier this year we were vendors at the Spring Swap. We didn’t sell everything we brought, but I am very happy with what we did sell. It was a good day. The customers were friendly & eager to learn about our birds. All