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Why You Should be Starting from Seeds

Why You Should be Starting from Seeds Starting from seeds is something every homesteader should have as a goal. It isn't always easy and I have struggled with it for years, but it definitely has its advantages. It’s cheaper when starting from seeds When I started this farm, we were ... READ the POST

There is nothing as self sufficient, and therefore satisfying, as being able to take a seed, plant it and provide your own food.

7 Harsh Truths about Homesteading

7 Harsh Truths about Homesteading Think it’s an easier, simpler life? I hear people say all the time how nice it must be to live such a simple enjoyable life. The truth is…they’re right lol.  But in a lot of ways they’re also wrong and this often takes new homesteaders by surprise.  ... READ the POST

Think homesteading is an easier, simpler life? Think again. Don't get me wrong, it's a wonderful life, but in some ways it's downright nightmarish.

When a Farmer gets sick

I have been going nonstop for the last month with barely a single day off.  Unsurprisingly, today I’m sick. It is very difficult to be a sick farmer.  There are no substitutes, no sick days, if you ‘stay home’ from work, an animal or plant could die.  You can’t take a day off. ... READ the POST

Sometimes us farmers get sick. Here's some things you can do if you have your own farm or homestead to make getting sick easier on the farm.

Fall Vegetables: 25 Veggies You Can Plant in November

Fall Vegetables: 25 Veggies You Can Plant in November Fall vegetables are my favorite!  Did you know even as late as November there are all sorts of fall vegetables that you can be planting right now?  While most people are putting away  their gardening tools, there really is no ... READ the POST

Did you know there are all sorts other vegetables that you can be planting right now? While most people are putting away their gardening tools, there really is no end to the gardening season especially in Southern California.

Winterizing bees in the High Desert

We opened up the beehive today to see how the ladies were doing. They seem to be doing really good but were in a terrible mood lol. Bees in a bad mood are no fun so we just let them be after that. No pun intended. Interestingly, hives produce two types of bees depending on the time of the year. ... READ the POST

Take care of your bees in Winter: Zone 9

Our bees in winter are something I worry about a lot, so we opened up the beehive today to see how the ladies were doing. They seem to be doing really good but were in a terrible mood lol. Bees in a bad mood are no fun so we just let them be after that. No pun intended. Interestingly, hives ... READ the POST

Regina

We had so much fun hanging out at this farm. I highly recommend a visit here!!
Flip Flop Ranch
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2020-01-28T19:36:01-08:00
We had so much fun hanging out at this farm. I highly recommend a visit here!!

Aaron

Come here if you're okay with getting up close with animals! That's what makes the experience great.

Aaron

Flip Flop Ranch
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2020-01-28T19:37:56-08:00

Aaron

Come here if you're okay with getting up close with animals! That's what makes the experience great.

Suzie

This was an awesome experience to have! Would highly recommend!

Suzie

Flip Flop Ranch
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2020-01-28T19:39:27-08:00

Suzie

This was an awesome experience to have! Would highly recommend!

Cecelia

We had such a great time! It was a beautiful drive out to the farm and was so fun.

Cecelia

Flip Flop Ranch
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2019-10-27T04:12:15-08:00

Cecelia

We had such a great time! It was a beautiful drive out to the farm and was so fun.
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