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hive – “beegone”

We migrated to the farm last Saturday, maybe this is the summer home and the Raleigh home is the weekend home.  Trying it as an experiment.  I will say working in the garden after dinner, watching the sunset, feeling the … Continue reading

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hives

And not exactly like the ones you might imagine I would write about. Early last week I was somewhat frantically looking for two queens. Since there were no brood in the combs and no active queen cells in the two … Continue reading

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no farm time :(

So the press of life has kept the farm time to a minimum for the past six weeks.  I am really into withdrawal. Have managed a few short visit for a couple of hours. I haven’t even had time for … Continue reading

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tractor coma

It is almost time to crank up the tractor and bush hog for the second mowing of the fields this year. It usually takes about 14 hours to make a pass through all of the fields. I have learned the … Continue reading

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organic soil

We had brought in a few pick-up truck loads of old horse barn muck out for the garden: saw dust, manure, straw. It seemed to help but when I went down the path of raised beds I thought we would … Continue reading

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a tractor!

When we purchased the farm, we also bought the owner’s tractor (3710 Kabota) with a front-end loader, auger, bush hog, disc harrow, blade and landscaping box.  You have a farm, ya gotta have power tools! ( Can you hear the … Continue reading

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a fenced garden area

Having been inspired by Animal, Miracle, Vegetable, the first priority I thought we should tackle was a garden, once we were established in a furnished farm house. My wife was still very overwhelmed with the thought of taking on more … Continue reading

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