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Everybody Has to Eat

Sad story. I’ve been out finishing up the mowing of the pastures. We need to force a little more green and even out the hillocks, which can help reduce the pressure the livestock put on the over-grazed portions of pasture. 110 more words

Sheep Management

Don't Worry About the Lemons!

If you were worried about the lemons, then let me put you at ease. I was worried Hurricane Irma would blow all the green citrus right off the trees, but here at least, it didn’t. 88 more words


Wild Tomatoes

So, it’s getting to be the height of summer now. They say you can’t grow tomatoes down here in Central Florida in the summer. Apparently the wild tomatoes didn’t get that memo. 272 more words


Wild Blackberries

So, it’s been very dry here this spring. NWS says we are in a severe drought now. I’ll say! It’s mighty crispy here, and we have a wildfire burning a few miles to our east in the Richloam as I write this. 172 more words


Bok Choy + Eggs = Egg Foo Yung

It will freeze here tonight at Sandhill Flats. Apparently the wind chill could be as cold as 19°F. NWS admitted it, even though they are forecasting the low as only 34°F. 155 more words


First Frost - It's That Time, Already

Well, we received our first frost already. Actually, we had a frost on Monday AND Tuesday morning. A double whammy. I guess I gambled wrong. National Weather Service (NWS) has been saying we are more than likely going to have a warm, dry “winter” this year. 349 more words

Sheep Management