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August 2017 Garden Update

It’s been a crazy few days around here, and we’re all glad to see Harvey (the Hurricane) make his way out of here. I won’t say he had no effect on The OHL Farm, but we sure fared better than…

Affiliate Links

I’m trying to help fund some projects with a little help from Amazon dot com. Not sure how well or how much I can hope to raise, but, I’m adding affiliate links to my website, and to this blog, not…

Sourdough – Starter

I decided, this is a farm, so… where’s the fresh baked bread? so this is a quick post on creating a starter for sourdough. It actually took a total of 12 minutes to do, start to finish, including taking pictures, and…

Week 20 – May Garden Updates

It sure has been a crazy year for weather so far. I’m at a loss what to try to plant anymore. One minute it’s sunny and 90 degrees, the next the wind is blowing 60 mph and raining sideways. I’m…

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 17 – April Garden Updates

Each week I have to go back and re-read my previous week’s post just to remember where I was last week. For some reason, this week I read the post for week 16, and thought somehow I had skipped 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…

So, the kid wants to move out..?

My youngest son is excited to get out on his own. I’m really not sure how deeply this has been thought through, so I came up with this Excel workbook to see if it will work as good on paper…

Week 10 – Mar Garden Updates

Almost nearly late… Ok, it is late, by a day, but I have felt really crummy and can’t think well. So, this will be short and sweet.. I worked a while on the rest of the Corn beds, but still…

Varieties for the 2016 Garden

I decided I needed to make a post about the plants I will be growing this year, with descriptions, etc. This list will likely change, with new things added, and some that fail taken away. I will sort this list…

Week 7 – Feb Garden Updates

Ok folks, the race is on in South Texas gardens… This is the time for tons of things to happen, and many of our successes and failures will come from what we do now… This is kinda a long post,…

Reading Ear notches on a Hog

This post is for new pig folks, and kids with show pigs, and people that just want to learn what those notches are for, and how to read them, and put them on a piglet. Hog keepers that need to keep…

Week 5 – Jan Garden Updates

It was a bit of a short week as far as gardening goes… but I did get a few things done. Potatoes are in the ground, and in 2 ‘planters’ as well. Well, sure, they are planters, since on a…