Yearly Archives: 2011


Log cabin update / From construction to an art project – Entry #205

The cabin was finally closed in for the winter Setting the final chimney capstone Eric chinking [...]

By |December 15th, 2011|Building Projects|0 Comments

Nancy’s most amazing duck rescue – an episode captured on video Entry #204

The young ducks were basking in their freedom If you are a faithful follower on the Timber Butte Homestead blog site you [...]

By |November 30th, 2011|Poultry|0 Comments

A significant first harvest – Entry 203

Our first small harvest Planting our first vine in 2010 Planting the second fifty vines in 2011 [...]

By |November 21st, 2011|Agriculture, Vineyard|0 Comments

Our new buddy named “Bandit” – Entry #202

Introducing Buddy / Bandit We weren’t looking for a new horse until we heard Tiara, a friend from church speak of her [...]

By |October 31st, 2011|Country Living Reflections, Livestock|0 Comments

A bountiful beautiful garden – Entry #201

This year’s garden at Timber Butte has been maybe the best in Robinson horticulture history.  The raised beds were a great addition, but having a [...]

By |September 1st, 2011|Agriculture, Country Living Reflections|0 Comments

Log cabin construction – Phase two – Entry #200

Mr. Mudd pours the foundation Triumph Log Homes crew preassembled the cabin Sub- floor being layed [...]

By |July 1st, 2011|Building Projects|0 Comments

The advantages of using raised beds – Entry #199

The new raised beds in action The old traditional beds took a lot more work I wasn’t too [...]

By |June 26th, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

Junk pile seeder – Entry #198

Poking holes in a raised bed Adjustable bolts control depth of seed holes A couple of years ago [...]

By |June 22nd, 2011|Agriculture, Food Production|0 Comments

Planting tomatoes Mr. Bill style – Entry #197

Clipping off the lower branches Lay horizontally in a shallow trench Fiinished product Until I [...]

By |June 7th, 2011|Agriculture, Sustainable Living|0 Comments

Tomato frames built to last – Entry #196

Panel cages support 5 to 6 foot tomato plants After Mr. Bill our master gardener at the Vineyard showed us how [...]

By |May 29th, 2011|Agriculture|0 Comments
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