If you do not have a beehive but want to attract pollinators to your garden, or if you have a hive and are trying to keep your bees well supplied, planting flowers and vegetables that appeal to bees is a wonderful thing to do. This can help to ensure the future of these little insects […]
It is amazing how fast goslings and chicks grow up. Our first batch of chicks is now six weeks old, while the ones we hatched here are approaching four weeks. The goslings, meanwhile, are five weeks old. Here is a little bit about how the aging process works for both chickens and geese.
If you keep bees you are going to get stung once and awhil. What you might not know is that relief from bee stings is available from some unlikely sources. If you do get stung, first make sure that you extract the stinger and clean the area. Removing the stinger as quickly as possible will […]
Here are our farm we now have five breeds of geese represented, but there are many more to choose from if you are thinking of getting goslings. There are currently twelve species of geese recognized by the American Poultry Association’s Standard of Perfection, which is used to sanction poultry shows. Here are a few of […]
Plants can be grown for their healing purposes as well as nutrition. Here’s a list of what we have in our herb garden this year, and some of their uses as remedies.
Every now and then, I ask the fans on Facebook what they would like to read about. The last time I did it, one of the long-time fans of the blog, Doris P., said, “I’d like to know more about your island home. Maybe more current stuff. I loved the history video. Things like annual […]