Bluebirds!

I found these little guys in one of our Tree Swallow Boxes.  I guess they didn’t realize it wasn’t a …

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Tree Swallow Chicks!

It seems like eons ago that we installed the first few Tree Swallow houses on our new farm.  That was …

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The swallows have arrived

This morning I noticed a bunch of small birds flitting about over the neighbors pond across the road. After a …

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April 2013

It’s April, and here’s the view of Green Machine Farm from the road. The snow is melting, the robins are …

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Barn Owl Box

As I mentioned at the end of my last post, I’ve been seriously rethinking the use of Rodenticides (Rat Poison) …

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The long arm of Unintended Concequences

I just finished reading “Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death” by Bernd Heinrich and found it to be quite …

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Ready for Spring already

It finally warmed up a bit here.  The high temperature has been a few degrees above freezing almost every day …

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Fledgling Barn Swallows

I movd into my in-laws basement a few weeks ago after selling our house in Columbia. Just outside the basement …

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A Delicate Situation

As I drove up to the house today, past the broiler pen, I noticed a green tarp laying up against …

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Got one!

Caught an opossum in the live trap by the broiler pen. Now if we could only get the fox that …

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