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Love them or hate them, they need to be stopped.  The greedy slithering little buggers can make mincemeat of your veg patch, they can clear out an entire bed of seedlings in one night or destroy a head of cabbage that was just ready for the picking.  265 more words


Say hi to the Mason Valley Beekeepers

Bees. Many of us are afraid of them. We’re afraid to be stung by them because we don’t know if we’re allergic or not. But did you know that bees are actually very helpful and bring antioxidants as well as antibiotics to us? 585 more words


What Do You think This is?

These shots were taken in the night by the wildlife camera. It seems that there is a blow out in the center of the camera’s field, which is making it hard for us to see what is there. 140 more words


8 Household honey uses

Do you keep a jar of honey in your house? Did you know there are many different ways you can use that honey? I’m sure most of us keep honey in our homes because we use honey in our tea or possibly a little bit of honey in a glass of warm milk. 358 more words


I love Sheila

Sheila my big fat pig who is not so fat anymore now that she is up and about in this better weather  and on her new slim show pig diet is the most wonderful Auntie to Poppy.   137 more words


The seeds of freedom...

By Rob Symons

This is an article I wrote for the Mercury Food and Wine supplement and it also appears on my blog “The Farm Gate” 454 more words

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