I have three amaryllis bulbs that I started in potting soil last October. Two of the bulbs have bloomed beautifully, but the third -- well, I don't know what it's trying to do. I think it's a dud.
But as for the two bulbs that performed as expected, I'm now wondering how I'm supposed to care for…Continue
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My husband found this recipe in the December 2010 issue of Rural Electric Nebraskan, which was submitted by Joan Ewing of Sidney, Nebraska. The full recipe makes approximately 5 dozen…Continue
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Yesterday was a gorgeous late autumn day on the farm. Sunny, 26 degrees and calm winds.
I layered on my winter gear and headed north for a slow, leisurely walk in the conservation acres, without the dogs. I enjoy taking them with me, but this…
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As I lay awake the other morning, trying to convince my feet to get out from under layers of warm blankets and onto a cold floor, I began to think about my chickens. Well, not just the chickens, but all of the birds -- ducks, guineas, geese and even my grumpy tom turkey.
I dislike winter (let me count the ways,) mainly because the birds…
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