Monthly Archives: April 2016

Boy, are we happy to see the sun!

And so are our goats! We just had two more "litters" of baby goats, twins from two does — two bucklings and two doelings....

Q and A: weeds and ramps

Weeds I know you mostly handle questions about growing, canning, and eating plants, but I need to know how to get rid of them for...

I think we’ve grown webs between our toes

We've had rain, rain and more rain. Four inches in several days' time. Luckily, Will managed to get our main garden tilled just before...

Q and A: pressure canner or cooker and thick preserves

Pressure canner or cooker We bought an electric pressure cooker/canner (Power) with the understanding we could use it for canning vegetables. Now online we...

Q and A: sick chicken and jars not sealing

Sick chicken One of our old Rhode Island Reds isn't able to get on her feet since yesterday. She never even made it in...