Memories on the Line

wpid-img_20140723_090418.jpg Ma here. Nothing in the world quite like the smell of clothes dried in the great out of doors in my humble opinion. Continue reading

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The Rooter Pot Experiment Pt. 01

I saw these Rooter Pots a while back and thought I might like to give them a shot. I made the purchase and then researched them. I didn’t find much on them so I hope that’s not a terrible thing. They are basically a special built tool for air layering. I have tried with a plastic bottle and I have tried with plastic Continue reading

They want you to feel good about the poison you spray.

I was going down the list reading comments and just finally had my fill.

I was going down the list reading comments and just finally had my fill.

I tried to write my own comment and they were already wise to me.

I tried to write my own comment and they were already wise to me.

This RM43 Weed Killer business showed up in my facebook feed the other day.  I guess it showed up there because I tend to like gardening and general messing around on the farm. Now, what I do not like is spraying poison.  Now, I figure at the very least all Continue reading

Chicken Tractor – Check!

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Ma here. On the OKA, we seem to always have a long list of things to try to accomplish. Between planting, tending, building and whatever else, our list seems it will never be complete. As soon as we finish a project, there is always at least one or more added to the list, this all  in addition to our daily chores. Continue reading

Battle Of The Invasives

Blossoms.

Autumn Olive Leaves and Blossoms.

I hear so much stuff about invasive plants.  “Oh you don’t want to plant that it’s invasive!” or “You better get a jug of RoundUp! That stuff will take over.”  About a  year or so ago I found a plant growing in the woods across the road and inquired on social media as to what it was.  It turns out the only right answer that I got was from a Kansas University Plant ID Twitter account.  That person told me it was the “Dreaded Autumn Olive” Continue reading