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When we talk to people getting started in farming or gardening, we have a couple things we share with every person.  First, we tell them to start small.  Don’t buy 1,000 chickens or plant 5 acres of watermelons, right off the bat.  We learned so much from the first 25 chickens, the first two (2) […]

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Absolutely nothing makes a farmer happier than rain falling on his dry, parched land. There has been rain in the area and all around us, however, this is the first rain we’ve received in months. We are always happy someone is getting rain, but it’s hard not to feel envious, when you are not a recipient. In hot, […]

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I guess preparing for next year, in the beginning of July, may not sound like a Slowpoke characteristic, but we are doing it. All the garden rows are planted and we’re waiting on things to produce or ripen so we are tending to the perennials. Nick is working on the two (2) asparagus rows. Anyone who grows […]

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Even Bunny sees the benefit of a well mulched garden. Our only complaint is when she tries to remove the mulch to lay in the cool, moist dirt. Once and awhile she’ll lay on top of it – good doggie. We cannot emphasize enough how important it is to mulch your garden. Your plants will thank you. Your […]

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