Category Archives: Building project

Raised Strawberry Pyramid Bed Plans

Here are the plans for the strawberry beds that we made.  This spring we made three of these; however, I plan to continue to add more strawberry beds as we can.

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Building a Grape Trellis: Part I

You may recall that we transplanted our grapes to our new farm back in November.  In anticipation of them growing, I have wanted to get started on building the arbor.  Friday the weather was fairly nice and it seemed like … Continue reading

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Building Garden Boxes

Do you get frustrated with a traditional row garden?  I know I sure do!!  It seems that we always hit a rainy period where the weeds grow, well like weeds. Then I can’t get in the garden to pull them … Continue reading

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Farm Progress: The Farrowing Huts are Finished

We finished building the new farrowing huts with virtually no time to spare.  So far the design of the huts seems to be working well.  We have been busy, busy with taking turns checking on sows and gilts pigging around … Continue reading

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Farm Progress: Farrowing Barn Improvements

The shed that we are converting to our farrowing barn has/had several issues that we wanted to address: two of the skylights had blown off, the electrical box and much of the wiring needed replaced and upgraded, many of the … Continue reading

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