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Homestead Update

I use this net to sweep through the soybeans I check each week. In this field I swept up several honey bees which was unusual since these soybeans were no longer blooming. 382 more words

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Homestead Update

I didn’t do much around here this week although I did pick a few grapes from the vines I planted last Spring. I’ve neglected the orchard this Summer, but hopefully everything that survives will be tough and hardy for the future. 253 more words

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Homestead Update

I went to our local bee keepers meeting and asked questions about why my bees weren’t making honey. Apparently my hives are “honey bound”. My bottom deep super is full of brood, and the next super doesn’t contain any brood, it is all capped honey. 562 more words

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Unique Burials - The Jawbone of a Horse

Sometimes discoveries are made during digs, and sometimes they’re presented to us by property owners. That was the case when SOAR members began a dig of a residential property – the homeowners had done some previous renovations that uncovered interesting artifacts, including the jawbones of several horses. 304 more words

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Homestead Update

I didn’t do anything much around the homestead this week. The heat index has been around 110 for the last 2 weeks but Tuesday the actual temperature was only 86 with low humidity, it was like being on vacation that day! 448 more words

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Homestead Update

Well, let’s see what went on around here this week. My Mother-In-Law’s lawn mower stopped running and I was selected to fix it. The drive belt broke and I figured how hard can it be to replace a belt. 544 more words

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Homestead Update

Well, let’s see if anything of interest happened this week. I was reading PP’s blog and he was complaining about all the rain he has been getting. 355 more words

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