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The goat house!

Posted by Amateur Teacher on Monday, July 16, 2012, In : goats 
Mister and I had talked about rotating our goats from pasture to pasture and/or letting them browse in the woods. Well, for a week we tied them off on strong dog leads and let them eat their favorite and our nemesis, privet. Ugh, privet is an invasive invasive species and if you live in Georgia you have tons of it running rampant in your woods, in your yard, wherever. 


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Bugs, technology, and those stinkin' goats

Posted by Amateur Teacher on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : gardening 

You know that feeling when you've completed your blog post and you want to change one tiny thing and you end up clicking something you didn't mean to and it erases the whole thing? Yeah? Good. Then you know how I feel right now. Let me just start over. Eesh.

Yesterday, I read this post over at On Just a Couple Acres about killing squash bugs. Now, if the words bug and kill are in the same title, then I want to read it. And not until I read this post did I realize what was eating my squash plan...

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About Me

Amateur Extraordinaire I was born to a farmer and a farmer's daughter. I, however, was just a tiny little thing when my parents had to move from their farm. All my life I heard stories of "the farm" and the life they had there. From a young age, I knew I would have my own one day. While it is far from the farm my daddy had, my Mister and I bought our first place in August of 2011. Sitting on six acres is a homestead we're making into our own slice of heaven on earth. Follow along as we stake our claim on this piece of earth the LORD has entrusted to us.
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