Tag Archives: Urban Farming

Food Forward: Urban Farming

Back in March I posted asking you to watch an upcoming Pilot that would be airing on PBS, Urban Farming. It aired on April 4th and I thought I would share it here with you.  It truly is worth watching, its educational, inspirational, inventive and smart, click link below to watch. Please! Urban Farming I […]

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Baby Chicks are One Month Old.

The lovely ladies are a month old now, and to say that they have grown is an understatement!  They spend their days outside in their ‘designer’ pen eating grass, looking for bugs and eating, eating, eating. I gave everyone a treat yesterday.  Watermelon.  Chickens love Watermelon!  It’s actually a great treat to give them on […]

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My First Bee Swarm!

On Friday morning when I was writing my post “Why I have Bees” I thought I should add a photo of the Blackberry flowers because the bees help in their pollination.  So, I grabbed the camera, put on my down coat and headed out to the orchard.  It was a beautiful sunny morning, but chilly […]

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Baby Chick Progress, The Preschool Years!

The baby chicks are only 18 days old, but man oh man they have really grown.  They are definitely ready for a bigger pen to live in. They are all roosting at night and I feed them 3 or 4 times a day.  I made a larger outdoor playpen for them to go in when […]

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Blackberry Beds ‘Pole Set Up’ Part II

Once the beds were prepped, and planted I needed to provide support for the growing baby bushes that with any luck would one day be 6′ tall. Cue– Jim and Larry for the manual labor.  I watched, photographed and gave opinions where needed. 🙂 Because Blackberries have stiffly erect, semierect, or trailing stems, depending on the […]

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Chicks are one week old, ohh how they’ve grown!!

It was just last Wednesday that I picked up the little balls of fluff. Guess what?  They have grown like weeds! I put them back into the box the hatchery sent them home in to give you some perspective on their growth. last week today You know because they have grown so much, they are […]

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