Category: Farm Blog

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…

Vegetables of my Labors

We put in our first garden at the new house this spring. I will update this specific post tomorrow or later today with pictures. I am writing this from the comfort of my couch on my laptop because it is the middle of the…

The Theif

Our dogs love Nubz. Some people don’t like them because they are part of the nylabone family. They all have great reviews though. Anyway, ours love them which is why we keep using them. They can be expensive but the best place I have…

What Was That?!

Let me tell you about my morning. It was insane. So realize during the summer teachers often take classes from their districts to improve our instruction. Some do it because their principals require it, but others, like myself, do it because we want to…

Scams

Hello readers who stuck it out with me. Others, miss ya, sorry I had website issues. So, I am going to tell you about some scams I’ve encountered that because I could tell they were scams, were hilarious to me, but could be useful…