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Welcome to my Sustainable addiction! I am a DIY addict, Wife, Mother and Grandmother.  I enjoy sharing my all natural recipes, cooking, cleaning, personal hygiene items, gardening and all things sustainable including my farming.  
We are a family owned, woman run small farm located near the Edisto River in Dorchester County SC.
Our farming operation consists of poultry, quail, eggs, dairy and meat goats. You can buy from us with confidence as we hold a permit from SC to sell Poultry and are also licensed as a Wholesale Egg Distributor.
 
Through our farming practices we provide for our community a variety of Poultry breeds, Heavy dual purpose birds, exotic and ornamental chickens as well as Cortunix Quail that are heat tolerant for our hot SC Summers. 

Whether you are looking for Farm Fresh Eggs, Fertile eggs for hatching (Chicken and Quail), hatchlings, grown birds or Dairy and Meat Goats (seasonal births) we have a large selection of beautiful animals.  
 
We also have Dairy Goats and kids. Current 2017 births so far are 5 kids Nubian / Alpine Saneen cross and 2 Nubian / Toggenburg Cross.
  

Gardening

Kiwi Fruits - Did you know that ONE female vine can produce up to 200# and that they can store / keep in a cold pantry up to 9 months? I am on a mission to grow some! I Bought my Hardy Kiwi Fruit Plants 1 male and 1 female  from this supplier. The shipping was quick and my female arrived with 3 leaves already! Here is a great article on "how to grow Kiwi" from Organic Gardening.

  Strawberries -  

It is that time of year again to start thinking about getting your Strawberry plants set out. This Everbearing variety will give you a nice harvest, 2 - 3 times through out the season. I purchased my  Evie Everbearing Strawberry bare root Plants  from this supplier and glad I did when I went to Lowes this past weekend and saw that ONE plant was 3.78 in a 3" pot - I paid less than a dollar each including the shipping!
Hardy in Zones 3-8. I live in zone 8 so my plants keep on producing all summer long! Here is a link for some planting, fertilizing & harvesting tips from Clemson 

   Beets

also known as beetroots or garden beets, are a type of root vegetable easily identified by their bright red-purple color. Beets can be cultivated in a wide variety of climates, although they don't always stay ripe for a long time, which makes pickling beets an attractive option. Pickled beets offer a number of health benefits as they are rich in fiber and certain vitamins and minerals. This is where I get my organic beets - Love this supplier!
Beets - Seeds of Change Certified Organic Beet, Alvro Mono - 1.2 grams, 150 Seeds Pack

Gardening Articles:

Bumper Crops and Raised Beds -
   Since you have a limited amount of dirt in raised beds, you are faced with a new set of challenges. Less Soil = less nutrition for your plants to feed on. If you are not careful you can quickly deplete the nutrition / food in your soil and be left with less than desirable results


Gardening - It's just not for country folks
  Whether you are a seasoned gardener or new to getting your hands dirty, the most important thing to remember is that you will have good crops and you will have bad crops.


How to propagate tomato plants.
Starting a tomato plant from one of your existing plants is so easy, I literally wondered why I did not start doing this decades ago!!


How does your garden grow


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