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Tools of the trade

Tools of the trade

Well, really, tools of creating a new field: tractor bedder/mulcher – part 1 & part 2 measuring stick – this post! tiller – this post! marker – this post! brand – this post! irrigation Of course we needed the tractor and bedder/mulcher to make the beds, but the measuring stick we made was just as indispensible. We used it to place the tractor, place the bedder/mulcher, track width changes, layout

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Fence removal – Tractor style!

Fence removal – Tractor style!

The fence around the property has all sorts of vine and berries and everything else growing on it.  It needed to come down where we’d be making the raised beds to give the tractor and bedder more room.  We did the first 100 feet by hand – it was a pain!  Then we wondered why weren’t we using the new tractor??? It worked great! 🙂 – Mary B.

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Our new Tractor!!!

Our new Tractor!!!

On March 1st, 2015, we got our very own tractor!  We learned of it being for sale through a friend on Facebook.  We worked out the details and drove to Virginia to get the new addition to our farm family.  And here’s the story! – Mary B. We learned about the tractor on Wednesday and it had to be picked up in the next week or so.  We were blessed

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Winter Storm Octavia

Winter Storm Octavia

Octavia was a nasty winter storm. The wind gusts sounded like the house was going to be ripped apart. We had a couple of inches of sleet and I’m still surprised we didn’t loose power due to the ice on everything. But – it did provide some fun photo opportunities! I got to don my good winter boots, heavy parka, fuzzy hat, scarf, and gloves to traipse around in the

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We’re farmin’ now!

We’re farmin’ now!

A bit before Thanksgiving, we were able to borrow a tractor and implements.  We have been busy sub-soiling, disc plowing, and tilling!  The field went from pasture grass to clods of dirt to broken up dirt to dirt that will work in the bedder equipment we’ll be renting.  It’s been a process! – Mary B.  

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