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New Plans For Our Backyard Homestead!

Our lovely, Butterfly bushes. So, last time I put a blog up on this subject it was about tilling our straw bale beds, and getting ready for our Spring garden. However, many things have changed since then in our lives, and we’ve come up with a new plan! Will There Be A Garden or Chickens?… Continue reading New Plans For Our Backyard Homestead!

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“Deconstructing Straw Bale Beds, and Preparing Our Garden For Spring.”

Straw bales, before and after tilling. Finally, we picked out the last of the tomatoes (most were green) and ripped up the straw bale raised beds! Once they were up and the bale strings were taken off, we tilled our whole garden section up! Hoping We Wouldn't Hit Any Unwanted Nests In The Bales: After… Continue reading “Deconstructing Straw Bale Beds, and Preparing Our Garden For Spring.”

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“First Year Garden Update: September 2021”

Our garden beds. What We Planted: Tomatoes plants Yellow Onions (bag of started, baby onions)Pickling Cucumbers (planted from seed)Garlic (cloves, not seeds)Carrots (planted from seed and starts)Lettuce (planted from starts, and seed)Spinach (planted from seed)Swiss Chard (planted from seed)Strawberry plantsBell Peppers plantsCayenne Pepper plantsJalapeno pepper plants What Thrived vs What Didn’t: Our lovely Tomatoes. Our tomatoes… Continue reading “First Year Garden Update: September 2021”

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“Our Pallet Rabbit Hutch #2: How We Built it”

3 Sided Rabbit Hutch. 2 small sides with one, long breeder side, for a momma doe and her litters. We are back at it again, this time a bit different! I mentioned in my last Rabbit Hutch post (linked) we would be doing a 4 sided hutch next. This time, however, we have decided to… Continue reading “Our Pallet Rabbit Hutch #2: How We Built it”

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“Trusting The Lord, While Moving Your Family.”

From a hike in Oregon, we did on our honeymoon. Dream Home I have a good list when it comes to where I want our family to settle down at. I want to have a farm on 5+ acres, I want to have room for our kids to play in our own orchards and pastures,… Continue reading “Trusting The Lord, While Moving Your Family.”