Heron’s Nest Organic Farm Blog

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How To Farm

Planting Organic Strawberries

Planting organic strawberries takes some forethought.  Berries are highly profitable if planted correctly and fed in a timely fashion.  Use this tips to help you be successful! Planting Plant strawberries in well [...]

Making a heated seed box for propagation

It's time to plant spring seeds! Now that we have passed the Winter Solstice and the days are growing longer my heart has turned to visions of of my garden finally  being perfect this year. [...]

Blue Laced Orpington

The Blue Laced Orpington is one of my favorite Orpington colors.  Lacing varies in these birds as does color intensity.  I select for a six pointed comb, 45 degree angle of the tail feathers [...]

Recipes

Cranberry Tangerine Spread

Cranberry Tangerine Spread - This is a wonderful holiday spread.  If you make it around Thanksgiving when the cranberries are prevalent you can give it at Christmas as gifts! I like this with tangerine juice, [...]

Raw Dehydrator “Bread”

I've been looking for a recipe that would satisfy my love for toast.  I LOVE bread, but my body needs it in limited quantity.  I wanted something that met my clean eating desires but gave [...]

African Peanut soup

If you like peanut butter and a bit of spice, this is a great way to get both.  High in vitamin C and the nuts give a protein boost. Unlike the all day soup, this is done [...]

Inspiration

Give Kindness

It may seem trite, and it is, but the world needs more kindness.  Make it your practice to day to notice the kindness of others towards you and to show kindness to others.  It's a [...]

Chicken Education

Blue Laced Orpington

The Blue Laced Orpington is one of my favorite Orpington colors.  Lacing varies in these birds as does color intensity.  I select for a six pointed comb, 45 degree angle of the tail feathers [...]