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The Blurrr That was July, August, September and October!

Farming Stuff:  Mr. Duke plowed rows for us to set up raised beds for our vegetables but then got busy with his day job so we didn’t get the raised beds built.  We are hoping to get them built before next Spring. We planted several varieties of heirloom tomatoes, sweet and hot peppers, cucumbers, and […]

Puppies are Here!!

Brock and Ms. Mina are now the proud parents of 7 beautiful healthy bully babies!  All delivered naturally on Saturday, June 14, 2014.   4 girls and 3 boys!  Pictures will be posted as soon as everyone gets some rest and settled in.  

Busy Start to Spring!

May 27, 2014: We put garlic in late Fall 2013 and potatoes and onions just after the last frost mid-April 2014.   In March we had a totally-enclosed barn built for our equipment–yeah!!!     Unfortunately, rain kept us out of the fields with the tractor for quite awhile so we are way behind in planting […]


Put the bee package in the top bar hive late this afternoon.   Weather looks good for the week, sunny to partly cloudy and warming up.  Good for making wax.    I’ve got the other two hives ready for the other two nucs of bees I should be picking up this week or next.

Planting, irrigation and weeds

Today we hooked up the irrigation lines in the main field.  Everything seemed to be working properly for a while.  Then I noticed the generator running for an usually long time.  Went to check and found a pressure valve at the pressure tank had opened.  Not a run to the hardware store fitting so no […]