Category: Turkeys

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…

Week 19 – May Garden Updates

Wow, this is the worst I have been late on my blog yet. I spent way too long uploading pictures, and deleting them, and re-uploading them… They just would not post in the right order. I wish there was a…

Week 16 – April Garden Updates

At least I feel like I got some work done in the garden this week. I had a lot more time I was able to spend out there, and started with mowing a lot of the tall grass and weeds…

Week 15 – April Garden Updates

Been another crazy week. I sure wish I could put in more time out in the garden, but there always seems to be something else more pressing. I had a goat that contracted tetanus, so I had to spend a…

Week 9 – Feb Garden Updates

The week has already ended, and here I am writing the blog… It seems sometimes that time is accelerating and by the time the end of the year gets here, things might be at Ludicrous Speed, lol. Well at any rate,…

State of the Farm 2016

Well, I’ve recently been busy doing more infrastructure work than actual gardening, but it is all in the right direction… The Greenhouse is done enough to use, and has plants in it, the garden is getting beds cleaned out slowly…

Winter Gardening in Texas

I am always so amazed at all the work to be done in the Winter for growing things in Texas Gardens… Here is a breakdown of what has been happening around the farm through December, and what is coming up…

Winter Trip 2015

So, most winters, somewhere around Christmas, I make a journey to Oklahoma or North Texas, or some such area nearly half way to Canada… It is becoming a tradition for there to be a trailer behind me, and animals in…

Tentative Plans for 2015

These plans are kinda like New Years Resolutions, lol, they are likely to change, and parts are likely to be scrapped entirely, but here goes. I have started to revamp the Hatchery, already, and have built the prototype ‘Fort Turk’.…

April All-Around Updates

It’s been a busy few weeks since my last post, so this could be rather long… I’ll start with the Red Wattle hog updates – Lucky had her litter, 12 happy active piglets! Looks like the rooster is amazed… lol.…

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…

Turkey Tractor!

I found this in my drafts area – from October… oops, I never posted it, my bad… so I shove it out the door to post and I won’t edit it to update it, lol… Well, I had to bow…

An Exciting Life on the farm

Recently, a post on Facebook was commented on, which said I lead an exciting life… I replied with: “Hmm… is that what this is? Iol I just came in from the pig shed, where I checked on Dancer, the expecting…

The bad with the good

I have had some victories in the garden, with more cabbage than we could eat, and some good beets from thinnings, as well as all the squash we could eat. We cut a lot of lettuce before it bolted, scrounged…

Market Garden Update 5-18-2013

Things are picking up speed a little the last couple weeks, although I am still behind. I have gotten all the beds that are in place prepped for planting, and planted a few things, beets, celery, squash, and red malabar spinach.…

Small Holder, Small Start Contest!

I introduced this idea in a prior post, and alluded to an ‘Official Announcement’ to come. This would be that announcement. This is a contest for kids, under the age of 18, verified by the honor of their parent or…