Monthly Archives: November 2013

Winterizing the fig tree

We winterized the fig tree last week.  It wasn’t as difficult as I had feared, but still took some work.  We stripped the branches of the remaining leaves, did a little pruning, and then tied them together to keep them … Continue reading

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Homesteading tip

If you buy pumpkins to carve into jack o lanterns a couple days in advance and you also have free range chickens… Don’t leave them outside to provide ‘seasonal decoration’ in the meantime.

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Harvest festival

The night before Halloween our church had our harvest festival.  It was a great event, well-attended and crowded.  Unfortunately it came after I had eaten hot wings (with ghost peppers used to make the sauce) for lunch, and I’m not … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween

I kept meaning to write something up pre-Halloween, but didn’t have the time.  Now that Halloween has passed I have time, but no access to my pictures.  I’ll write this up now though and add pictures later before I post … Continue reading

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