Pony Tail Acres Adds More Acres?

This week we finally have made an offer on a 38 acre piece of property. We’re currently waiting to hear back from the seller and are hoping to close somewhere around the beginning of March. Being that it’s currently the holidays and the weekend, I would...

Biodiesel Powered Kubota Tractor

As I mentioned in my last post, the only major items left to purchase for Pony Tail Acres were a tractor and a farm. Well, we decided that we wanted to meet our goal of buying all of the vehicles and equipment we needed in 2009, so that we could leave just finding a...

Creative Ways To Be Sustainable Around The Farm

If you are new to enjoying the PTA blog, you might not know that one of the farm goals is to be sustainably run. That being said, we haven’t made a whole lot of progress on this goal since we are having to buy so many new materials. But as gardening items are starting...

Wonder Plants

Wow, such a long time without an update! I hope ya’ll will forgive me . Well, everything is going along smooth and steady right now. Plants are growing in the front garden, in containers, and in the greenhouse. (Note: Pictures will be coming soon as we work on...

Rain rain go away

I would love to be out working in the garden, but it’s raining again! Fill up the lake sure, but I need to get these babies in the ground! Hopefully I can get a lot done in the next two days after work. It is supposed to be sunny and cooler.

Today at a glance.

Today I am leaving work early to take Pepper to the vet. I hope the news isn’t the dreaded back issue that many dachshunds have. After the vet I will drop by Walmart to pick up some worm poop tea and visit the chiropractor. EWWWW! But the plants love it! It will help...

Plant Plant Plant

Lots of stuff going on today. I’ll try to summarize as best as I can below. -More trees have been taken down. Lots have died over the past couple of years due to the drought. We have to get the dead ones down so they don’t get blow over during a summer storm on the...