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...
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.
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...
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...