Monthly Archives: June 2009


The power of one horse power – Entry # 96

It’s hard to explain why, but there is something really satisfying about using horses in harness. Few folks use horses any [...]

By |June 25th, 2009|Agriculture, Livestock|0 Comments

Kate’s one day chicken coop – Entry #95

For a long time our daughter Kate has wanted to raise a few laying hens in her back yard.  Up until last week she’s [...]

By |June 22nd, 2009|Agriculture, Building Projects|0 Comments

Building pine-pole gates – Entry #94

Gates of any kind are expensive, and in most cases don’t have a lot of character – especially if [...]

By |June 17th, 2009|Building Projects|0 Comments

A Video You Must Watch – Entry #93

This is a short promotional video we created to invite people to our RE:FORM Conference in September that’s powerful.

By |June 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The invasion of the Hummingbirds – Entry #92

Tri and I are so enjoying our first Spring here on Timber Butte.  The hills look like Ireland right [...]

By |June 11th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Our new mystery friend – Entry #91

I need your help solving a mystery.  Last Friday I was driving home from town after work and [...]

By |June 9th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Running on empty – Entry #90

Over ten years ago I bought my first real tractor.  It wasn’t much to look at, but it was a bona fide Allis Chalmers 1952 [...]

By |June 6th, 2009|Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

A drip irrigation improvisation for your garden- Entry #89

This past week I planted twenty hills of melons and squash and Nancy transplanted a 50-foot row of heirloom tomatoes she had [...]

By |June 5th, 2009|Agriculture, Water Development|0 Comments

Reusing household grey water – Entry #88

Irrigating the orchard with grey water Cliff turns the grey water valve under the house Lid covering the 500 gal. grey water [...]

By |June 2nd, 2009|Agriculture, Water Development|0 Comments
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