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Gather Ye Dandelions While Ye May

By: Yogurt Hydro | 8 Comments | | Category: Food, Foraging, Freezing | Tags : , , , , , , , ,

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying. Excerpt from To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time. Robert Herrick, 1591 – 1674 Spring has sprung! I am preparing to make dandelion jelly, also known as... more

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Wildlife Pets: Frogs

By: Yogurt Hydro | 12 Comments | | Category: Nature, Uncategorized | Tags : , , , , ,

frog

I have been trying to take my weekends off, but I recorded this in my yard around 8pm last night and thought I’d do a quick post just for fun! The frogs have returned for spring. We have thousands of them! That is one of them in the picture.:) The... more

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Wildcraft Infusion: Calming Red Clover, Lavender, Lemon

By: Yogurt Hydro | 3 Comments | | Category: Food, Foraging, Infusions, Recipes, Tea | Tags : , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

red clover, lavender, lemon tea

Over the summer I collected all kinds of “weeds” for use throughout the year. Among them were red clover and lavender. After removing any parts I didn’t want, I laid it all on a (I used a large screen I keep aside just for drying, washed and dried like one... more

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Wildlife Pets – Ducks

By: Yogurt Hydro | 1 Comment | | Category: Nature, Uncategorized | Tags : , , , ,

duck pond

More wildlife who keep residence in our yard. There are times I find upward of 50 ducks wandering and swimming in this section of the yard. more

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Wildlife Pets – Eagles

By: Yogurt Hydro | 0 Comments | | Category: Nature, Uncategorized | Tags : , , , , ,

eagle in flight

There are eagles living on our property. They have a huge nest off a corner of the acreage and often hunt the fields and the ‘kettle’. (The kettle is an excavated area used to catch the massive amount of drainage on the property…it is very large and basically a lake... more

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