Monthly Archives: November 2010

Slugs and a super failure in weed blocking

Looking out in my veggie garden would make most gardeners cringe. The weed problem is really out of control. If I wanted to have a weedy lawn then I would be all set. This is the current state of my … Continue reading

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Cold weather and our pigs

It became cold here the last couple of days and we got a light snow dusting yesterday. With the cold weather settling over us we got really concerned about the pigs. Being first-time pig owners with no experience under our … Continue reading

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We’ve been framed

It took two weekends and about thirteen hours of work from our framer pal. We now have a completed inner wall framing of the upstairs, closet, bathroom, stairway ceiling, stove pipe chase, and wood stove back wall. The closet in … Continue reading

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Are pigs smart?

Everyone seems to tell us how pigs are supposed to be smart, so before we bought our two we believed this. Unfortunately, I’m really starting to think our pigs aren’t very bright. I’m not sure if its their breeding or … Continue reading

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