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An Easy & Cheap Watering System For Your Garden

Sure, we all want gorgeous watering systems with automatic timers and moisture sensors. But, let’s face it. You need to water your garden NOW.  And fully installed systems aren’t necessarily in your…

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Nigerian vs. Pygmy Goats: Which is best?

It’s like car shopping… Except with goats. And, well, without sleazy salesmen. Most people are excited about the prospect about bringing a new goat to the homestead, but it can…

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How to Plant Tomatoes like a PRO

Mmmm…fresh, juicy, ripe garden tomatoes. They taste better than any store bought tomato, and you want to grow one.  Or dozens. Or HUNDREDS! Whoa, let’s not get ahead of ourselves…

Companion Planting Made Easy Peasy

If you’ve got perfect rows in your garden, you’re doing it wrong. When I planted my very first garden, I was careful to place the carrots here, and the spinach…

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RECIPE | Crockpot White Chicken Enchiladas

I live in Arizona, which means… Mexican food is a staple. And boy, do we eat a lot of it. Salsa. Pico de gallo. Guacamol. Quesos. Enchiladas… I kid you…

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How to Plant Bare Root Trees

If you haven’t noticed, I’ve become rather obsessed with tree-planting here on the farm. Technically, we’re on one acre of land in the city. But we’ll always call ourselves a farm….

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The BEST Soil Combination for Raised Garden Boxes

Well, smack my behind and call me Sally! I am not kidding here when I say, that THIS. SOIL. IS. PERFECT. If you’re new to the gardening world, or maybe if…

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Goat Pregnancy Calculator

So, you’ve got a pregnant goat…  One of the most important things you can do is estimate the due date. Enter your info below to figure out your goat’s due…

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How to make a Trellis & Raised Garden Box Combo

Garden trellises. They’re the stuff of dreams, man. Well, gardener dreams at least. A few days ago I woke up with a plan. And like normal, I gathered the family…

How to Care for Baby Goats

They are adorable fluffballs of everything that is good in the world. And you want one!  Holding squishy, soft, sleepy baby goats is pure joy. And if you’re hoping for…