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We Have a New variety of Apple.

I am so happy to see some of our apples trees starting to bloom here in south central Iowa, especially this tree. This tree was from a graft I did from a wild apple tree growing in a ditch along … Continue reading

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Silent Night

I shot this picture the other night of our chicken coop with a heat lamp on to help keep our chickens warm during the sub zero temperatures we are experiencing in south central Iowa. I thought it was pretty cool … Continue reading

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Still living the Dream

Hi everyone, we are all well and we are still living the dream here in south central Iowa on our 40 acre farm. Sorry  it has been a long time since I have posted, it seems Like once you start … Continue reading

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A Fruitful Legacy

I often think about the legacy that I will leave behind when I pass away. Things like my children and grandchildren and this farm will be part of that legacy. But also think my many heirloom apple and other fruit … Continue reading

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The End

Hi everyone, I have some sad news that we are selling our farm and that means ending this blog. Sometimes your dreams and the life you plan for doesn’t mean it’s the life you are supposed to have and thats … Continue reading

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Hawkeye Apples

As we start farming and planting on our own farm, I am always looking for plants and animals that we like and want to grow. Last year my brother Smokie bought an older home in Iowa and it has this … Continue reading

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Harvested First Deer Of The Season

During the early muzzle loader season here in Iowa, I was able to harvest our first deer. It is a small buck by Iowa standards but will provide a lot of good meat. I plan to get one more deer … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 270,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Farm Report April 2014

  We made it down to our farm recently to check out the pond and to plant some grass seed where we had it excavated. We also checked on our trees that we have planted to see how they fared through the … Continue reading

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Farm Report Sept. 2013

We went to Iowa recently to work on our farm where it has been very hot and dry. The last couple of weeks the temperatures  have been at or near triple digits and there hadn’t been any rain for over a month. We noticed … Continue reading

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