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We love our chickens, our farm eggs, and our gardens. Our chickens are hard workers – in addition to laying eggs for our breakfast, they also turn over the compost pile. They dig for protein treats (bugs) and fight over … Continue reading
Wait for it…wait for it. That’s the motto for our famous Farm Three-Day Brisket. Day One I give the slab of brisket a nice olive oil massage. After it’s feeling nice and relaxed, I follow up with an invigorating After Five … Continue reading
Every fall, our large spiders magically appear. They do a wonderful job of making all the excess flies and any other unaware bugs left over from summer disappear. They spin their huge webs overnight. Every morning there are new spiders … Continue reading
This is a two striped walking stick. The female is over two inches long, and the male is one inch long. The male attaches to a female, and they stay together until one of them dies. In fact, a mature … Continue reading
This beautiful, five-inch-long decked-out caterpillar was strolling through the yard when we let the princesses out for free-ranging. Several of them checked it out and moved on. It is completely harmless but evidently a bit larger than our chickens wanted … Continue reading
Sadie and three of the Buff Orpingtons are catching some rays in the warm Florida sunshine. With all the hawks in the neighborhood, it’s nice to hang out with a pretty girl like Sadie who is scary to hawks.