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Greenhouse Fail – Episode 69

We were planning on converting an unused shed into a greenhouse, but we were unable to get the shed relocated, and I’m kind of done with this mess.
I think I’m throwing in the towel on getting this garden up and running this year
gardenfail #DIY #wrongequipment #Shed #DIY #homestead #homesteading #gardening #highaltitudegardening
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Memorial Garden on a $0 Budget – Protecting the Septic Cleanout

I have had a rough pain week, but I’m trying to push forward on at least one project on the property whilst we remain in this perpetual holding pattern on the house build. I’m trying to figure out the best way to do drainage near the septic cleanout, so that it doesn’t fill with dirt. I am using a bunch of rocks from a pile that has been on the property for the past year or two, but I don’t think it’s going to be enough.
Also an update on the veggie garden which isn’t looking so hot. I really need to get my plants into some containers!
Special thanks this week to my amazing friends who lent me their voices! I let them decide how they’d like to be credited. hee hee
Crazy Cat Lazy
Creepy Guy #3
Ed Heller – www.realdeepdish.com Twitter – @bacon4pres
Julie Hunter – https://naturallyboudoir.com/
Poonicorn – Twitter – @poonicornucopia
Rena Freed
Will Malpartida
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Planning a Garden, Poopies New Toys, & Dowsing for a Well

Bob the Builder made a place for an elevated garden, so Ali is planning out a flower garden/memorial garden.
The poopy dogs got some new toys made by petstages – you can get a similar toy here https://amzn.to/2Re3tLu
the original I purchased from walmart – https://www.walmart.com/ip/Petstages-Firehose-Friends-Zebra/152706452
Mike’s mom is about to have a well drilled, and hired a dowser to come look for water. Ali got a chance to try it out.
homestead #homesteading #colorado #outdoors #diy #dowsing #waterwitching #water #well #garden #planning #muledeer #deer #dogsofyoutube #youtubedogs
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Copycat Noosa Yogurt

I’m so sorry I missed last week! The weather has been so weird, and I’ve had some sad feels lately, so the blahs got me. 
We are trying to save cash wherever we can! A friend of mine found a copycat Noosa Yogurt recipe after I got tired of trying and failing to make yogurt that I actually like. My curd overflowed a bit, so I’m not sure what I needed to do differently there, and I would definitely do the full amount of gelatin as mine was a bit runny.


Here is a link to the yogurt recipe – https://thisoldgal.com/instant-pot-homemade-noosa-yoghurt/
 
Here is the link to the lemon curd recipe – https://thisoldgal.com/pressure-cooker-easy-lemon-curd/


*NOTE* the lime curd recipe is exactly the same, you just use lime juice instead, and could conceivably make orange curd or any other citrus in the same manner. 
#DIY #frugal #homecooked #homestead #homesteading #colorado #deer #outdoors #noosa #homemadeyogurt #homemadenoosa #lemoncurd #limecurd #canning #instantpot #instapot #pressurecooking #gamecamera #lazyaholeranch
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Pizza Night

https://youtu.be/9wiPwGAnP9Y
It’s late May, and we’re enduring a late spring storm. Why not enjoy homemade pizza?!
Get the dough recipe here! – http://www.realdeepdish.com/2017/12-27-rdd-chicago-deep-dish-pizza-quick-dough-recipe/
Buy the pan here! – http://www.realdeepdish.com/deep-dish-equipment/

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about pizza at www.realdeepdish.com
homestead #pizza #realdeepdish
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Garden Episode 5 – Sweet Potato Plants are Here. Container Garden?

We are trying out YouTube’s premier feature and you can watch this in a chat room with us at 6pm mountain time tonight!

Our sweet potato plants were shipped from Baker Creek Seeds! Ali is repotting a few things, and spending Mother’s Day working on plants.
Also, some more trail cam/game cam footage!
And Jet gets her first taste of the accordion. She’s not a fan.
Baker Creek Seed Company – www.rareseeds.com
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Garden – Ep 4 – Plant Drainage, Luffa Seeds, Excavation Progress, & More Trail Cameras!

My plants look like garbage. I’ve figured out one thing I was doing wrong, and I’m trying to correct my errors.
I’m growing some luffa seeds which I purchased on Etsy. I’ll drop a link to those once I determine whether or not they’ll germinate.
Bob the Builder was back at it for a day before the next wave of Spring/Winter storms roll in so that a soil test can happen at Mike’s mom’s house, and we have some more critters on the trail cameras!
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Garden Ep 3 + Game Cameras

I’m beginning to take the plants out, at least during the day, to start the process of hardening them to go out into the garden full time. I’ve also started another tray of seeds, and I’m reconsidering the garden location for this year. We also went around today and pulled all the video from the game cameras. #gardening #deer #colorado #highaltitudegardening
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Shag Carpet Vs Poopy Dogs

Jet Girl and Tank Girl (poopies) have been with us just under 2 years, while Mimiteh and Aku have been with me for just under 7 years. The dogs have been very slowly integrated into the household, but the Aku is very aggressive towards the dogs, so we have to separate them when they are all in the house together. So we’ve been slowly getting the dogs more and more used to more space, and the cats are getting more used to the dogs through the kennel at night.
The only problem is that the dogs are obsessed with just laying next to the room where the cats are and hovering in hopes that they can interact, but then they get bored and Jet starts eating the carpet. So we took the carpet out last week. Also: some fun on the ATV and our furry friends around the ranch. #homestead #dogs #cats #drama #ugly #gross #nastyass #shagcarpet #atv #colorado #outdoors #deer #colorado #mountains #snow #spring #DIY #farticles