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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    A couple of weeks ago I saw a rat in the chicken house. Since then I have been trying to trap it, but it keeps getting out of the live traps. Next logical thing to do? Let nature take its course. Few days ago I saw a rat snake (chicken snake) in the chicken house. It was between the pallets...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    My fig trees aree not growing, so I decided to mix up some organic fig tree fertilizer. Cut the top off of a one gallon milk jug. Fill 3/4 with water. One handful aged chicken manure. One handful ash from my smoker. This is a mix of oak, pecan and wild cherry. Handful bone meal. Urine...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    The season of plenty is upon us. On Saturday June 14, 2014 the grandkids, my wife and I dug 4 1/2 bushels of potatoes, beans are doing good, fig trees have figs on them. Here in southeast Texas we had an unusually cold and wet winter. We got snow 4 times this year. One of the storms blanketed...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I remember staying here at the old home place during duck season, and my grandmother always fixed a hearty breakfast for us. One that I remember was biscuits and canned figs. I now live here by myself. I haven't bothered with the figs in years,....I usually leave them for the mockingbirds to...
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