Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Shearing, sheep, spring, fleece ... task accomplished.

Shearing is done. I am so glad that chore is accomplished. Now only if we find time to plant the garden.

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Monday, May 6, 2013

Spring is here in full swing!

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Friday, May 3, 2013

Hawkweed and vinegar, no Roundup, not supporting Monsanto.

For three springs now we have been spraying hawkweed with plain store bought vinegar. Let me tell you- it works. The hawkweed patches are getting smaller and smaller and I can safely report that 75% of the them are gone. It takes time and patience. But it is absolutely well worth it. I spray anytime I want, no mask, no protective gear, and mostly I do not have to worry about my farm animals walking by me and munching away. I have a post on my Facebook, well several posts, about very serious health consequences of using Roundup.

As you can see from the images I bought several bottles of regular vinegar, I think one large bottle was about $6. Spray container I got at our local farm supply store and voila. I do not dilute the vinegar. Happy safe spraying.

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