Category: Permaculture

Stuff related to permaculture, self reliance, sustainability, or even just really thrifty re-purposing.

Exciting News for The Ohl Farm!

Well, it’s nearly Thanksgiving, and we have a renewed plan for the farm.. I’m not going to spill all the beans just yet… as I intend to do that over the next few days, and weeks, and bring people with…

Yes, I am Still Here…

I realize I don’t have a lot of viewers, but I still try to keep this little farm blog rolling in a somewhat regular fashion in hopes someday there will be more folks interested, and reading. I have been a…

Rainwater system begining

After obtaining three tanks, and getting the largest undented, I actually got them all into position… I used a come-a-long and a deadman brace to raise the large one, 2 – 900 gallon tanks and a 3000 gallon one. If we…

Market Garden 2-22-2013

I have just posted about some manure I have been packing away, but wanted to add that there are a few things sprouting up out there. Radishes, leaf lettuce, and peas are sprouting like gangbusters! The transplants have had a tough go…

Manure, Sweet Manure

Well, after all the warnings of Killer Manure, I still cannot pass up a good deal. Just to be on the safe side, I will be testing it, and mostly using it on the corn. Since Corn is a grass,…

Killer Compost

Mmmmmanure, sweet goodness wrapped up in an easily bio-degradable package. You just can’t beat the deal, and the benefits to the garden, or, can you? Just watch out for the ‘Killer Compost’ kind of manure. If you haven’t heard of it and…

ABS Tank ‘Un-denting’

Well, I have begun to work on the large water tank, trying to get it into condition to add to the bank of tanks for the rainwater catchement system for the market garden. This tank was obtained for quite a…

Farm Calendar

I have placed our Google Farm Calendar on the blog. You will find it on the right side of the screen. Now you can see when we are expecting new litters, as well as when we are weaning litters. I…

Great site…

Look this site up: http://farmforayear.com/ Looks like they are making it work, and having a ball doing it.