Category: Farm Blog

A Little Help

As many of you know, I am a teacher, and what you may not know is that I work in a low income area with special needs students. I spent $500 this year so far on supplies alone. There are some things I really…

Little Joy

School started so as a teacher you know I’ve been crazy busy. Hence the hiatus. I’m excited share we’ve had our first eggs! And they are delicious next up, the ducks

Lack of Posts

There has been a lack of posts because it has just been quiet on the farm. There is an exciting project on the farm, our stable is going up. Originally Michael wanted to put the barn further back in the pasture, meaning it had…

My Country for a Barn

When people think of a farm they automatically think of what of these: My property hasn’t had one because it was split from a property next door. So, we are getting one this weekend but we have been trying to figure out how it…

Summer Catch

As a teacher who owns a farm, I had been looking forward to summer for quite some time. I have lived in Georgia my entire life, but in spite of that I had forgotten something key that should have been obvious. Georgia is hot,…

A Bit of a Scare

Some dog owners out there will know what I mean when I say a dog is more than a dog. The logical part of my brain, and the one trying to make this farm happen (at this point just trying to break even!) knows…

A Mystery Solved

After working in camp barns over the years, I have encountered a huge variety of horse breeds. To name a few I’ve worked with Quarter Horses, Thoroughbreds, Percherons, Appaloosas, Arabians, Haflingers, Welsh Ponies, Belgians, POAs, Warmbloods, TWH, and quite a few others. I mention…

From the Heart

Many don’t know I have a godson. He is an adult with special needs. I find that being a part of his life has been one of the better blessing in my life. Today I am finally going to share the story of what…

Safety First- For a REASON

  I am writing today to share a PSA reminder on why safety comes first, in the hopes that it will help others and they won’t need my good fortune. So a fun fact about Holly that you probably don’t know: she is an…

Tying Up Loose Ends

The finale of the Tractor Saga: Our poor sales guy and service manager helped as much as they could and I want to plug them because they did the best they could. The problem was the manager wasn’t there nearly any time I called….

The Tractor Saga

So, its been a bit crazy in the last couple of days in relation to what I am about to tell you about. When last we talked there was the crime report. Something happened the day the tractor was delivered. You see, the tractor…

Crime Study Farm Edition

The Suspect:¬†Eupatorium capillifolium Aka Dog Fennel The Crimes:¬† -Pasture destruction -Harboring fugitives (members of the various pest gangs including the Rodent Brothers and the Fly Guys) -Disturbing the Peace (walking through this is a nightmare) -Resisting arrest (can’t be cut with a regular lawn…