I have to admit, I was a little nervous the first time we sat down to eat one our backyard meat rabbits. I had never eaten rabbit before, and I didn’t even know if I would like it. I was especially nervous about how the kids would feel about the whole experience. Even before we […]
Most often when I tell people I do my laundry with soap nuts they ask “What are soap nuts?” And that’s an excellent question, because they aren’t very well known yet, even though they are amazing. Soap nuts are not actually nuts, but they are a berry that grows on a tree from the Sapindus […]
My kids love to be included in the garden, but it usually has to be on their terms. If I were to announce a family weeding session not only would they run and hide as fast as they could, but they would probably end up weeding the wrong plants because they are so young. Some […]
After you breed your goat, you will need to dry her off 6-8 weeks before she has her babies. This gives her a chance to rest and regain nutritional stores. Plus, this gives you a break from milking, and can be an excellent time to plan a vacation. (Just saying. Finding relief milkers can be […]
Unless you are keeping goats as strictly pets eventually there will come a day when you find yourself breeding goats. Unfortunately for me it looks like my goat Snow White did not take when she was bred, is NOT pregnant, and needs to be bred again. Doubly unfortunately for me is I’m having a hard […]
Summer can be a dangerous time for rabbits. They don’t handle heat very well. Fortunately getting prepared now means that your bunnies can be comfortable when warm weather hits.