Well, the weekend is over and I was supposed to have a few jars on grape jam off my muscadine vine. Guess what? No jam… I bought a ball automatic jam and jelly maker to make it foolproof too. About … Continue reading No jam for you !!!!!
This weekend we decided to weed the overgrown “dirt” garden. It served us well with cucumbers and tomatoes, even nice okra; however, it’s time to pull up and compost the veggie plants. There has been lots of rain lately, as … Continue reading All hands weekend weeding… Ugh.. (Quick update)
Throughout this blog you’ll see the Girls as they free roam around some of our projects or help us with projects . The Girls are Buff Orpington chickens that act more like dogs than chickens. The Orpington is a breed of chicken named after the town of Orpington, Kent, in south-east England. It was bred to be an excellent layer with good meat quality. ( Don’t tell them that, I’d never hurt my girls !!) Its large size and soft appearance together with its rich colour and gentle contours make it very attractive, and as such its popularity … Continue reading The Girls..
This is an account of my transition from chasing bad guys to chasing chickens. I have been a Police Officer for just over sixteen years working on a federal task force. My career was taken after a gang member gunned me down in the projects shattering my femur. I am ready to get my hands dirty now and provide for my family By working the land and raising livestock in my urban homestead. I do plan on moving to my own farm at some point. Join me as I share what I learn through trial and error. It can’t be … Continue reading About