Do you worry about losing your chickens to predators? Well, I didn’t until recently. We have been very fortunate to have very few predators around our area. But suddenly they are coming in from every angle. So I’d like to give you a list of chicken predators and how you can identify them from the […]
Squash bugs are running rampant this year, and they can quickly destroy your squash crop. Here are 10 fantastic, natural, ways to keep the pests off your produce and have a better harvest!
Today was one of those great days when my husband and I got to walk and talk in the tomato field. We spent a few minutes admiring our tomatoes and smashing caterpillars together. I love looking at all the bugs in the garden. They make me mad sometimes, but they are interesting.
Many people think you should have a six foot tall fence to keep deer from entering your garden. But is that really the best height? Find out what the best height for a fence really is and why a shorter fence may actually be your best option.
Have you ever wondered what the best protectors are to watch over the critters on your farm? Are you weighing the options between fencing types, using donkeys, alpacas, llamas, or livestock guardian dogs? At HiBar Ranch, Farm and Forest we’ve tried and tested all options in two of the harshest environments for ‘big predators’ in […]
A snakes presence can be very unnerving, but they can be incredibly beneficial to your homestead, as long as they have boundaries. While you might not want to get up close and personal, you shouldn’t kill them. Here are 8 ways to naturally repel snakes from your homestead!!