getting going after being away

trisha_51(5 Nebraska)March 18, 2013

DH and I just moved back to the family farm in the mid-west after being gone for many, many years. This year will be 'catch-up'; learning where Mom had this and that planted. The crop land, about 230 acres is rented out. I want to get a couple dozen chickens for eggs and meat, and see if I can remember how to garden in this area! DH is having 'fun' remodeling a large old chicken house (35'x180'). The walls have started to bow so we're brainstorming how to straighten and stabilize them. He's always wanted a wood shop so here's his opportunity. Also hoping to fence off an area and get a couple feeder calves sometime. There's a butcher in a small town nearby. Meanwhile the house itself is in need of repair, too. Dad had gone to saying, 'I'll let the next guy fix it'. Now that is us! It's a mixed blessing because now we can do some remodeling, too. Just have to find the money. :)

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insteng

Congratulations on moving back to th farm. Once you get there you will find you will never run out of things that need to be done. We bought a place in the country and only get to go there on the weekends, and we never get a chance to just relax because there are always too many things to do.

    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 5:51PM
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cherig22(MO 6a/6b)

Give us some updates, how you are doing, and let us congratulate you!

Cheri

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 11:25PM
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