Posts for the ‘Life on The Farm’ Category

Night Blooming Cereus – Part 3 – IT BLOOMED!

This evening, after we had finished doing evening chores, I walked out on the sunporch and noticed that this long-awaited bloom was opening.  Greg had left to run an errand so I called him and told him that the Night Blooming Cereus bloom was opening.  Luckily, he was almost home.  When he got here he Read the Rest…»

Night Blooming Cereus – Part 2

Update for the Night Blooming Cereus:  One bloom is approaching its opening We're not sure how much longer it will be until it opens, but we will keep you posted.  If you miss this one, don't despair, there are four more small blooms in the making! If you would like to see this exotic bloom Read the Rest…»

Farm Updates

Spring is upon us once again and it is planting time at Hawkins Springs Farm.   We've had a few delays in getting the garden in due to the weather – rainy (but not complaining) and those last few cold blasts (complaining) which brought the temp down to as low as 26 degrees here in Read the Rest…»

Hans - our Welsummer rooster

Free Range Chickens at Hawkins Springs Farm

Last spring Greg picked up some Welsummer hens and a rooster at a local feed store.  He was told they had belonged to a 4-H/FFA student who had them as a project.  I fell in love with these chickens.  The Welsummer rooster was the "poster rooster" for the Kellog's Cornflakes box – beautiful colors and Read the Rest…»

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