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Farmers Markets Food, Fun and Family
But the one thing that I've discovered that they all have in common, friendly people who will chat on every subject imaginable.The most anticipated words in the spring are “the market opens this week”.We'll be there every week, from buying vegetable...
California
El Segundo
Forget-Me-Not Seed Planting: Best Time To Plant Forget-Me-Not Seeds
Forget-me-nots are very hardy little plants that will die back in winter but re-sprout in spring. If you want more flowers in that site, leave plants in place until fall to allow the seeds to sow themselves naturally.
Ohio
Willoughby
Forget-Me-Not Companions: Plants That Grow With Forget-Me-Nots
For your shady areas, you can combine forget-me-nots withcreeps and drapes over ledges, but also spreads out to form a low mat of color in late spring and summer. There is little you need to do to help them thrive, but you can choose some excellent companion...
Ohio
Willoughby
Forget-Me-Not Control: How To Manage Forget-Me-Nots In The Garden
Read the label carefully and use the product strictly according to manufacturer recommendations. However, like many introduced species (also known as exotic plants), forget-me-nots lack natural checks and balances, including diseases and pests that keep...
Ohio
Willoughby
Forget-Me-Not Troubles: Problems With Forget-Me-Nots In Gardens
The sooner you catch these small, soft-bodied sap-suckers, the easier they are to get rid of, so inspect your plants regularly. Whether you're having forget-me-not troubles or are simply preparing for the worst, this article will help you find the results...
Ohio
Willoughby
Potted Forget-Me-Not Care: Growing Forget-Me-Not Plants In Containers
Forget-me-nots do well in shade, but full sun is fine.Water your potted forget-me-nots often enough that the soil stays moist but not soggy, slightly less during the winter. Containers with forget-me-nots and other flowers are great for sprucing up a...
Ohio
Willoughby
Dividing Forget-Me-Nots: Should Forget-Me-Nots Be Divided
This is how you know when to split perennial forget-me-nots. Select a location in full sun with well-draining soil and water in each plant thoroughly.. Dividing forget-me-nots every 3 to 5 years can help prevent this problem while it also makes more plants.Dig...
Ohio
Willoughby
Are Forget-Me-Nots Edible: Tips For Eating Forget-Me-Not Flowers
After all, there are sometimes hundreds of the plants, or at least there are in my yard. Turns out, maybe I should think about harvesting and eating forget-me-not flowers because the answer to ‘are forget-me-nots edible' is yes.) are indeed edible.
Ohio
Willoughby
My Forget-Me-Nots Won\'t Bloom: How To Fix A Forget-Me-Not With No Flowers
Luckily, they're tough little survivors, so you can dig them up and move them to a better location with little worry as long as they're kept moist during the process.. Since theto continue their legacy, a lack of blooms is more than just a cosmetic inconvenience...
Ohio
Willoughby
Farmers\' markets celebrate the summer harvest
(Click the links throughout this article for additional information and wonderful recipes.)From May through October, our weekend routine includes a trip to the Saturday morning Maryland farmers' market off Frederick's "Golden Mile." As a bonus, it's located...
California
El Segundo
Keeping Goats as Companions
Pygmy goats aren't the only goat breed that make good pets. Pygmy goats and Kinder goats make excellent choices for companion goat breeds. Goats can make great companions for people and animals.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
All About Pack Goats
Miller uses five goats to pack supplies for tourists who want to discover the wilderness of Utah's Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument. Shari Miller, owner of Escape Goats Guide Service , a pack-goat outfitter in Escalante, Utah, says that goats...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Raise Goats On 1 Acre Or Less
Avoid salt blocks, as goats prefer loose minerals. Meatier cuts, such as loin and shoulder, can be seasoned and placed in a slow cooker (or in the oven on low heat) six to eight hours before dinner.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Weed-Control Goats
This makes the use of goats an excellent method to control unwanted vegetation without the use of herbicides or heavy equipment. In today's world, where most people buy their meat and dairy in the grocery store and wear clothing made from synthetic materials,...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
3 Tips For the Best-Tasting Goat\'s Milk
A lid covers your milk as you bring it in from the dairy barn to the house. Step 2 Put the bucket of brine in your freezer. Some people enjoy this flavor and leave their milk warm on purpose, while others put the milk directly into the freezer after filtering,...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Goat Stats
Nostrils: narrow, just above the mouth; good sense of close-up smell to discern feed Mouth: Upper jaw has no teeth and a hard palate; lower jaw has 8 incisors and 24 molars. Sub Goat Physiology Life span: 10 to 12 years, up to 30 in rare cases Heart rate:...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Myotonic Goats
He was adorable! Later, Frank bought Gingerwood and crossed him with some of his smaller fainters. They're efficient browsers and require little supplementary feed to maintain condition.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Chicken Vs. Goat Manure: Which Is Best?
You can try side-dressing crops with raw chicken manure—nitrogen promotes leaf growth, so it's particularly helpful for leafy greens—but note that you might have to experiment to find success.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Colostrum for Your Livestock Bottle Babies
These are not the same thing as the powdered supplements (based on cow colostrum) that you'll find on the shelf at your local feed store; if you don't have frozen colostrum or an oral IgG supplement, try the powdered variety.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Sew a Goat Harness for Pulling
Pass the end across the front. This harness should fit snuggly, with the chest strap assembly lying exactly as shown on my nephew Edmund—no higher or lower in front. Turn under one end 2 inches, and sew it to snap.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Goat Health How-To: Injection And Drenching
Intramuscular Injection Lisa Seger We give IM shots in the rump. Then you're ready to go. We find that the easiest place to do that is behind the “armpit.” Feel for a spot where the skin seems loose and pull it away from the muscle.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
When To Breed Young Dairy Goats for Milk
If they're small or immature, wait until next year. In either case, you can't breed your girls until they reach puberty and come into heat. By knowing when to expect their babies you can be there to help your doelings if they need you.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Can This Goat Pass as a Reindeer?
In 1823, a college professor named Clement C. « More Mondays with Martok » Tags farm , goat , Mondays with Martok , reindeer , Santa Claus May for the Montgomery Ward Company. Rudolf the Red-nosed Reindeer made his appearance in a booklet written in...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Mm-mmm, Milk!
The pot shards came from the Takarkori rock shelter in southwestern Libya's Acacus Mountains, in what's now the Sahara Desert but was then a fairly green and lush environment. Dr. Evershed, archaeologist Julie Dunn and their helpers used modern scientific...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
5 Flies Bothering Your Goats—And How To Stop Their Bites
Commercial insect repellents formulated for horses or dogs, especially those made with natural ingredients, work reasonably well for goats. They prefer to feed on the lower parts of goats, such as their bellies and legs.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
For Hardy Dairy Goats, Look To The Swiss Alps
The largest of all dairy goats, bucks can stand as tall as 35 inches at the shoulder and weigh 160 pounds, while does are 30 inches and 135 pounds. American Alpines are not considered purebred, though both breeds are recognized by the American Dairy Goat...
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Protect Your Goats From CAE
This article originally appeared in the July/August 2014 issue of Hobby Farms. Any joint can be affected, but the carpal joint appears to be most commonly affected. Infected goats also lose body condition and show coarse, dull coats.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Meet Sweetie, the Pygmy Goat
It's better to buy livestock from individuals or breeders. One of Mom's friends rescued Sweetie, the Pygmy goat, but now Sweetie needs a home so she's come to live with us on our farm.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Nutrition Matters: What To Feed Your Dairy & Meat Goats
Its body condition score should be about a 3 at this point. Knowing the nutritional value of the feeds you are providing to your goats is the key to knowing what you need to feed them.
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia