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[NEW VIDEO] The Best Places To Get Excellent Barn Cats

Marjory Wildcraft holding a barn cat

I have to laugh when I watch the playback of this video… In it, you’re going to see me holding the unofficial mascot of The Grow Network, Tigger. She really did NOT want to be the star of this three-minute video on the best places to get excellent barn cats. Ha ha, poor cat. ;-) Anyway, watch this video now and I’ll share a few of my favorite tips with you...

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Bzzzzzzzzzzzzz... Homesteading Basics: Shave Your Long-Haired Dogs?

Marjory with Farm Dog

I have 2 livestock guardian dogs, and they are both Great Pyrenees-mixes. My dogs love their lifestyle. They don’t come in the house, ever, and quite frankly they don’t want to. They love being outside where they can watch for trouble and keep an eye on their flock. But still, they are very loving and when I go outside they follow me around, lean on me, and lay down at my feet.

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Growing My Groceries’ Groceries

I want to eat wholesome food. I think anyone who wants it ought to be able to eat wholesome food, but cost is a barrier for too many people. Like me. I wanted to eat the kind of food I could not afford to buy, so I started to grow my own. Sustainable gardening was […]

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Is “Re-Eating” Taking Recycling Too Far?

Five Spot, my older dog, plopped down heavily, watching while we worked with the poultry.  Farm Dog sat attentively by.  Cuteness!  Baby chicks, turkeys, and goslings all yellow and fuzzy.  “Peep, peep”.  You know its springtime. Our family has taken to raising a flock of meat chickens each year.  Its about a four or five […]

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