• ANIMAL ANTICS

    Naughty goat There’s all sorts of crazy antics goings on in our backyard barnyard. Here I caught Blackberry being mischievous, nibbling at Fairlight fur. Napping beauty, Fairlight, doesn’t…


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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    The chickens take a nap with Blackberry. So cute! Hollywood is filled with news about who’s dating who, here on the urban homestead we have our own love triangle….


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  • ON THE HOMEFRONT

    City Chickens After getting our first urban chickens back in 2002 and the last that remain living out their retirement days, it’s good to once again hear the…


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  • BACKYARD BARNYARD

    Four little quackers :: NOTE :: After four days (Nov 3-6) of unexpected technical web difficulties and some serious online incommunicado I will be posting all those entries…


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  • Fighting to keep ducks in the city

    Q. I’ve keep ducks for years and now the city wants them to be removed. Please help, I don’t want to lose my ducks. Do you have any suggestions?…


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  • CATCHING UP

    canning goodness & garden grown toppings Busy Wow, a whole week has passed already without any journal entries. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on! On the contrary,…


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  • ON THE HOMEFRONT

    Roll Out the Barrels? On the rain harvesting project word has it that we might finally be getting the space saving rain barrels from Australia by the Fall!…


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  • RIP

    Died of A Broken Heart In 2003 we ordered some baby Khaki Campbell ducks to start our own little backyard flock. Since we couldn’t keep all that came, we sold…


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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    Rain, Glorious Rain! After a week’s worth of transplanting and re-landscaping the rainfall is such a blessing! Reusing materials in the garden Reusing & Recycling Materials Edging that lasts is…


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  • AROUND THE URBAN HOMESTEAD

    Fairlight helps with housework Silly Goats The goats love to sneak into the house any chance they get.   You can see it in their comical expression that they…


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