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Books for sale!

I have some books for sale! Shipping would be worked out with you depending on how many you buy. Feel free to make an offer if you do not agree with my prices.

Asking $3 each. All are in great condition, some like new.

milk goats

$5 each:

chicken health

pigs

meat goats

in one barn

small scale pig raising

dogs

$7 each:

goat kidding

pastured poultry profits

5 acres

small farm profits

salad bar

barnyard backyard

grange

Early edition of “The Encyclopedia of Country Living” by Carla Emery. No publication date. Weighs about 7 pounds! $20

emery cover
emery side
emery sample index

$40 for this book by Dr. Mary Smith, well known goat vet from Cornell.

goat medicine

Posted in For Sale.

Goodbye Betty

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Last Saturday, we said goodbye to Betty.

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She had had a great life here, filled with green fields and plenty of back scritches. How she loved getting her back scratched!

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Goodbye Betty boop. We’ll miss you.

Posted in Cattle.

Container Gardening

Pictures of the garden will be posted soon. As soon as it stops raining! I don’t think it ever will.
Meanwhile I have some containers on the deck going.
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Most of them are herbs: 3 kinds of basil, 3 kinds of sage, parsley, tarragon, rosemary, lavender, thyme. Plus some cherry tomatoes, and some flowers, ornamental and edible (nasturtiums). I also set aside some containers for lettuce and mesclun.

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Here is a container for lettuce. But some of these seedlings are not like the others. Can you spot them?

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Here’s another sample, maybe they are more obvious mixed in with the larger lettuces. See them? Those are sunflower seedlings, no doubt planted via the black oil sunflower seeds that fill my birdfeeders (and Murphy’s favorite treat).

How do you think they got there?

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Apparently I have a gardening squirrel.

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Murphy is not amused.

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