Archive for November, 2011

Seed Catalogs

There’s no rest for the backyard farmer!!  The yard is all cleaned up, the leaves are raked, the beds are prepared for next year, the chickens are all tucked into a nice fresh layer of clean bedding and the cold frames are all set for a long winter of production.  You would think it was […]

Why Keep Backyard Chickens

Our little flock of chickens is now 34 weeks old and we have had them at our place for 25 weeks.  I thought now would be a good time to give an update as to how things are going and our feelings about chickens after having them around for 6 months. I’ll break this down […]

Harvest Monday 11-28-2011

I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving!  We sure did.  In fact we had so much fun and relaxation that I have to offer an apology to my blog readers.  I got a little behind on my post writing and I just didn’t have the gumption to post over the weekend.  Please forgive me!!  I […]

Happy Thanksgiving!!

I’m taking the day off from blogging to eat turkey with the family and put up all these Christmas lights.  Wish me luck! From all of us at Stoney Acres we hope you have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Winter Garden update

Winter weather has arrived here at Stoney Acres, but November is still an undecided month.  Temperatures jump around a lot, we have highs in the 50’s one day and the 30’s the next. Night time temperatures are sitting right around freezing most nights but we have had some nights as low as 23.  Now is […]

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