Ask the Shepherd 1 2

I’ve been doing a lot of my own talking here on my blog, I figure it’s time to open up the floor to my readers. If you have a question about the farm, the animals, my jobs here on the land, how many burrs a dog can get in his fur, or anything else you ...

Animal Update

I’ve been posting a lot about my growing veggies, but what about my growing animals? The sheep are all enjoying the great weather and great pasture. Our new additions (Keelin, Macaroon, and Rolo) have all fit in perfectly. Macaroon is surprisingly bold – she is the ewe who is staring down Lee and stomping her ...

My Sweet Border Collie 2

My Sweet Border Collie
Yes, that’s a little heart-shaped ID tag. Doesn’t he look like such a Romeo with it on! He will be requiring a very strong hand in training. He is just so excited at being on my new farm with all the new animals that when he’s outdoors he can get caught up in himself. But ...

Saving Tomato Seeds

Saving Tomato Seeds
Tomatoes are one of the first crops we learn how to grow when starting up a veggie garden. And why not – a fresh tomato tastes nothing like the store-bought ones, the plant is very hardy and produces a great yield. All in all they’re a perfect crop to start with, and this extends through ...

Lee

Lee
Today was a special day. Today I met a new best friend. And I did it with the company of my human best friend, Kristin. What more could a girl ask for? His name is Lee and he’s a 2 year old border collie. He has spent his life around cattle as well as being ...

Garden Pictures

Garden Pictures
Alright, my garden is officially chaotic. Remember those paths I made so I could go through the tomatoes? Gone. The tomatoes are all intertwined, it’s quite hard to get in the middle to harvest some of them! Here are some pictures from the past weekend, taken by my mum. These are two of our Three ...