The farm was a disaster, but we were out to save it - one weekend at a time.
We are not impulsive people. We are also opposites, so it is not like us to both want the same thing and at the same time. Yet, here we were, both wanting to buy a piece of land that we had only read about on the internet. Twenty acres with a small red barn.
My carefully planned new shipment of chicks came in today . . .and brought an extra adventure with it!
When space is at a premium, creating a multi-use structure is a must.
We married young and moved to the city, where jobs and responsibilities to our four children choked out dreams of any other lifestyle.
The story of my chicken addiction.
A visit to an old barn that brings back memories and reveals many treasures.
I worked alongside my dad to build our goat shed.
It is difficult to get in the planting mood in the deep of winter.
We discovered you can take the sag out of a barn roof without machinery and very little money.
A short history of a few Red Currant bushes at the ranch where my husband and I live.
With a new front, new beams, and a complete steel roof, the barn was saved!
We finally hired a mason after seeing the problems with the 100-year-old stone foundations ... join Bryan and Lori for a look at the before and afters in the 100-year-old house and barn!
The masons worked hard to repair the crumbling and leaking barn walls at Wisconsin's Farm on the Hill ... could Farmer Bryan build the brooder room fast enough after they were done to have it ready for the turkey poults?
This blog is about handling “suprise” guests on your farm - something new to a city girl. It gives you a quick, simple and traditional recipe to have on hand for unexpected guests.
A nostalgic look at my childhood visits to my grandmother's home in a small rural town on the Oregon coast and how she continues to influence my own garden and life decades after her death.
Planting an apple tree appropriate for your zone, pollination and disease resistance is a science. Thankfully, the Stark Bro’s catalog gives all the information needed.