Prickly Pear Cactus

Cactus at the farm is…well cactus. We have too much of it and it is constantly a thorn in our side. (Pardon the Pun!) In the spring it has very pretty yellow flowers. In the fall is has beautiful pink “fruit” and nothing is prettier than all the plants with the varying degrees of pink […]

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Spring At The Farm

I love spring at the farm. We are always super busy with all our spring projects. Cleaning barns, shredding pastures, planting, watering and vaccinations for all the cows, donkey’s and goats.  Love all the little calves being born. The anticipation of wildflower season nearly drives me crazy! Cleaning the grill to cook-out. Waiting for that special […]

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February Busy Month At Farm!

Cowboy and I are on a roll and I could not be happier. We have tackled spring projects early this year with gusto. I think we just may complete our projects before the spring/summer heat moves in. You cannot imagine how the heat and wind wear things out here at the farm. The elements are […]

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Fall Cactus

The fall Prickly Pear cactus all have beautiful pink buds which makes for a beautiful view. Of course, cactus are literally a thorn in any farmers side and not a plant that anyone wants in their pastures. Never-the-less we have more than our share! My daughter in law remembers picking the buds as a little girl […]

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Heart Cactus

I love anything hearts and the farm has way more cactus than we need. Son #1 and his family had a farm campout a few weeks ago and they found a pretty heart cactus on their nature hike. Next search for hearts at the farm- rocks. We have plenty and bet we can find one!

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Photos From This Week

We have had nice warm weather this week which I consider a blessing this time of year. To have 80 degree weather in November enables me to spend many hours outside completing chores and getting things ready for winter. (Did I ever tell you I really hate doing chores in cold weather?) I have had painting […]

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