Season 2, Episode #20~ Things Settling Down

Diagnosis is in on the Outback- it is not good.  She has been deemed a total loss. However, Blind Hog and Acorn will replace her with the very same thing so it will all work out. Thank you, State Farm. Fun was had weeding the garden, moving a huge forsythia bush, playing with goslings andContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #20~ Things Settling Down”

Season 2, Episode #16~ Chicks-r-Hatching!

Dropping Sunday morning- the latest podcast! What is that racket you ask? PEEPS!!! Chicks have begun to hatch; geese, fingers crossed, should begin pipping next week. Blind Hog spent time on the Massey Ferguson, clipping yet another paddock. He even went to the East Field and cut up that dead tree that had fallen onContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #16~ Chicks-r-Hatching!”

Season 2, Episode 15~ Bread Labor

Blind Hog and Acorn have been busy busy- composting, gardening, lighting, welding … Even if it means eating a big lunch then falling promptly to sleep for 90 minutes… Garden is in the process of being planted, kidding has about ended. Had to make a run for conduit so acorn could have hoops to supportContinue reading “Season 2, Episode 15~ Bread Labor”

Episode #26~ A Rainy Day and Time for Ice Cream

Blind Hog and Acorn had enough to keep them busy this week but today it is raining, so they get a bit of a break. Episode #26 goes live Sunday morning, 11/15/2020. Blind Hog had a birthday and will be eating cake all week long, hence the need for some vanilla ice cream.  Acorn hasContinue reading “Episode #26~ A Rainy Day and Time for Ice Cream”

Episode #22~ Red Flag Winds, “We are NOT Hoarders,” and Calving Magic”

Blind Hog and Acorn have a few minutes on the porch during strong winds.  It was a lovely day, just BLUSTERY! Episode #22 goes live October 18th. Garden is changing over from summer garden to winter garden, the old goat barn gets yet MORE repair work. Pi finally calved, a bit later than the rest. Continue reading “Episode #22~ Red Flag Winds, “We are NOT Hoarders,” and Calving Magic””

Episode #15~ Old Things and New Skills

Big winds Saturday blew down the sunflowers- most 10-12′ tall! Acorn looked them over, might be able to dry on out if hung in the workshop. Blind Hog and Acorn sorted through old boxes of books and found some unwanted lurkers- lots of Fun Facts about these critters- probably more than you want to know!Continue reading “Episode #15~ Old Things and New Skills”

Episode #6~ Geology and Gardening

What is the deal with rain this year? From deluge to drought! You too can become a savvy “rain measurer person,” keeping track of precip down to the hundreth of an inch! Become a volunteer with CoCoRAHS! Send in your precipitation measurements! Join here: https://www.cocorahs.org/Application.aspx Visit with Acorn as she gives her version of theContinue reading “Episode #6~ Geology and Gardening”

Episode #4~ Fred and Ethel, Varmints and Sam (with snakes!)

If you are squeamish about snakes, you may be happy that this is a virtual farm visit!  (All the snake pictures are at the end of this post- you are welcome, Kate.) The Acorn got all riled up this morning when she went into the garden and found destruction. Join Blind Hog and Acorn andContinue reading “Episode #4~ Fred and Ethel, Varmints and Sam (with snakes!)”