Category Archives: The Rab Farm

Five Questions to Ask Before Starting A Garden

Let’s be real, we’ve failed a lot with our gardens over the last 8 years. But all those failures and trials have led to at least a little bit of knowledge. Last year I wrote a little series Get Started Growing and shared some tips, gear, and what we were learning. Affiliate links used for your…

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Ten Tips on Gardening With Kids

Gardening is my newest favorite hobby. Besides pregnancy and children, gardening has been the most tangible way to see God. It has also been a wonderful experience to teach our kids about many things. Colors, shapes, bugs, beauty, seeds, food….the list goes on and on. The pictures in the post show you real life with…

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Winter at The Rab Farm

We had high hopes for the garden this winter. To say that we failed miserably would also be fair.  I guess if you consider the knowledge gained, it’s not a total failure, but this winter has been rough. In my 30 years of life I’ve never seen snow here like we got this year. Plus…

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The Rab Farm // October 2017

So there’s a lot happening around here. Chickens seem to being going through a small molt. Not fun because that means less eggs as they use energy to produce new feathers. We still have plenty of eggs but I don’t like the ratio we’re getting daily. I’ve increased their feed and added in some protein…

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Get Started Growing // Mistakes, Failures, & What We’re Doing Differently

If you think you’re going to try to garden and have 100% success, stop now. Just take a minute to understand something, gardening will contain failures, death of plants, bugs, diseases, and a lot of internet searching. Seriously.  We’ve had two summer gardens here. The first one yielded some things but turned into a weed…

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Get Started Growing // Part Three : Seeds

If you’re following along, this series is some lessons we’ve learned along the way. You can read Part One and Part Two from previous posts. Today I’m sharing about seeds.  For our 2017 summer garden, we started seeds probably a little too early. We still had great success with seeds though. We just started everything indoors…

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Get Started Growing // Part Two : Equipment

The post may contain affiliate links. Are you following along? You can see Part One : Getting Started and now we’re moving on to Equipment. I’ve shared about some of my Favorite Tools but there’s a few little things that can help. Some of these might seem silly but they work!      Simple Tools…

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I'm Lacey.  
Child of God, wife, mom, friend, photographer, encourager, writer. Yes, that's a lot but I know that God has called me to be these things to share His love and glory.
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