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Bee Haven – Buzzz!

Our home for the bees was pretty much finished today.  Just some minor landscaping and weed pulling to make it complete.  We have not worked on it since 2012.  Today was the day plastic corrugated roofing was added to protect … Continue reading

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Big, Bad, Planter Bed

We worked really hard on Saturday to add another Black Locust limb planting bed. This one was 13 feet long and 7.5 feet wide, the biggest in the garden. It took 3 of us to carry the logs. First, we … Continue reading

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Digging Day in the Garden

About 100 clay pipes are in the way of a planter bed that I want to build from black locust as well as finishing the last section of the garden. The place I want to use the pipes is on … Continue reading

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Feeding the chickens, collecting eggs, grooming the horse, climbing on fences, it’s a playground!  We had a great time showing the girls around the farm, and they are welcome back anytime.

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Mulch Pathway

About a week ago, we got an unexpected and welcomed delivery of wood chips from one of the tree services we had used.  I guess they figured we wanted wood chips, and we needed more to finish the garden.  We … Continue reading

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Fallen Locust is Black Gold

Over the Christmas holiday, four Black Locust trees fell on our neighbor’s property.  As luck would have it, we got permission to cut the wood we need to finish the garden beds.  A friend who’s a professional tree cutter graciously … Continue reading

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Sharing the Love

Our friends came over today to get some manure for their garden.  We have plenty to share!  Snickers, our friendly Arab, got some petting and grooming in exchange.  It was a beautiful day!  

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Getting My Mortar On!

The River Rock Walkway was done by the end of the year! Today, I started to apply the mortar for a smooth surface.  I bought 10 bags of mortar and used 6, about 1/3 done.  I’ll have to continue on … Continue reading

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River Rock Walkway, 2017

It’s amazing that a year has gone by since I last worked with cement and river rocks. https://lovecreekfarm.com/2016/12/29/river-rock-walkway/ Having a few weeks vacation and no rain makes the perfect combination for working on this project.  Hopefully, 2017 will be the … Continue reading

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Sunny Weather, Garden Design

The weather this December has been very sunny so a lot of work is getting done.  We just finished the cement block retaining wall.  Now, we can do other garden projects.  On Tuesday, a leaning black locust was cut down.  … Continue reading

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