I travelled to Abrams Village two days ago to help finish processing the last ten chickens for the summer. It was another hot afternoon of work, and I’m glad that it’s over for the year. I finally took
Brown Is The New Green
A collection of 13 posts
And then there were thirty-four
I had been wondering about this for a little while, and then recently it became quite obvious – one of these is definitely not like the other. [http://www.flickr.com/photos/36013428@N08/3713848433/] He was up to 8 lbs,
The bumbling brewmaster
[http://lh5.ggpht.com/_7d1H3pSFIWw/SkYFr2Fvi5I/AAAAAAAAA4w/P12nbW1HRB4/s1600-h/IMG_1793%5B6%5D.jpg] * Pour 4l of hot water into the bucket * Add contents of can (malty goodness) * Fill with cold water up to 23L * When temperature is between 22-30C,
Chickens start acting like chickens!
I'm happy to say that the chickens made it through their first night in the pen safe and sound. I went out around 3am to move them away from the side (they were sleeping right up against the netting), but
Chickens in their pastured poultry pen
Chickens The biggest news is with the chickens – they are finally outside in their pen!!! [http://www.flickr.com/photos/36013428@N08/3643098361/] It has been a real killer trying to get the pen finished. Had to cut the roofing
The garden is finally planted
I have neglected to post pictures of the tomatoes with all the talk of chickens and wine, so let’s just say that they grew a lot. Mostly up, unfortunately. I know for next year that proper lighting [http://newlyplanted.
30 bottles of wine on the wall
It’s been three weeks [http://newlyplanted.blogspot.com/2009/05/in-vino-veritas.html] Using a manual corker is a surprisingly good workout! Who would have thought that squeezing a cork into a bottle would require so much pressure. The wine
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