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Truckers Favorite Tomato - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Trucker’s Favorite Pink Tomato

Trucker’s Favorite Pink Heirloom Tomato I ordered seeds for this variety of tomato from Seed Savers Exchange two years ago. Last year …

A Fox in the Barnyard - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

A Fox in the Barnyard

A Fox in the Barnyard Over the years I’ve lost quite a few poultry to predators. This summer a fox has found …

Rotary Botanical Garden The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden at Rotary Botanical Garden Last week we visited the Rotary Botanical Garden in Janesville, Wisconsin. I shared a bunch …

Rotary Botanical Garden The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Rotary Botanical Garden

Rotary Botanical Garden in Janesville, Wisconsin This is the kind of place I like to visit! You can bask in the glory …

How to Make Cherry Jam - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

How to Make Cherry Jam

  You may also like my posts Planting Cherry Trees and Fruit Trees for Self Sufficiency. Homemade Cherry Jam Our friends at …

My Garden - A Work In Progress - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

My Garden – A Work In Progress

  A Work In Progress Gardens, by their very nature, are constantly changing and growing. Weeds fill in between rows and plants. …

Alpaca Shearing Day - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Alpaca Shearing Day

Alpaca Shearing Day My friend Brandi asked if I could help out on shearing day at her Mom’s alpaca farm. Well, how …