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A new journey into homesteading "pic heavy"

Discussion in 'Member's "Self Sufficient Living" Journals' started by Chic Rustler, May 11, 2017.

  1. May 11, 2017
    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Lovin' The Homestead

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    So six months ago i bought a place outside of town and decided to make a go at a more self-sufficient life style. Its a work in progress. I took some pics along the way.

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    sumi

    sumi Super Self-Sufficient Administrator

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    You have a lovely piece of land there!

    What is the blue building behind the tree there?
     
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    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Lovin' The Homestead

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    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Lovin' The Homestead

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    I restored all those axes before the move. Good skill to have
     
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    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Lovin' The Homestead

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    Shed
     
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    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Lovin' The Homestead

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    sumi Super Self-Sufficient Administrator

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    That is a very handy skill to have!
    I like that shed... I'm one of those people that goes to view a property and want to see the barn before the house :hide They are just so useful!

    You've got some lovely trees there too.

    ETA: Nice rabbit set-up!
     
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    Chic Rustler

    Chic Rustler Lovin' The Homestead

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    The garden / chicken coop. 40x80 with a gate in the middle. The chickens can run on the garden in the off season and i can shut the gate in the growing season
     
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    First hatch with a used incubator from cl. I got 7 of 15. Had to buy some feedstore chicks as well
     
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    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Looks like you are moving right along! Congrats on all the progress!
     
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