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Farm Name: Eibest Farms

Year Farm Established: 2010

Location: Wilmington, NC

Years I’ve been farming: 3 years

Crops I grow: Corn,Beans,Squa- sh,Broccoli,
Peas,Pumpkins,W- atermelons,
Lettuce,Tomatoe- s


The proudest moment on my farm: Getting Started



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Yes, this is the view from my back porch. We are just beginning this new adventure an hope to have things ready for planting or whatever, by spring. Any advice on good cash crops?

Come visit me, Holmesville Hills.

09/25/2010 02:02.18 PM Report This Comment  
  Thanks for visiting our farm page
Sheep wool vs. Mohair (Angora goat wool)
While there are many different types of sheep, that produce different types of fleece, in general, Mohair is extremely soft and silky, where sheep wool has more of a tooth and feels "pickier". I've worked with Merino wool (from Irish sheep) and while it is really easy to spin, it feels rough against the skin. Goats also produce Cashmere (from Cashmere goats or some cross breeds produce a cashmere type coat) It is even softer than Mohair. Sheep wool is also more of a dense mass when it comes off the animal, where mohair is like individual ringlets or like loose dreadlocks.
P.S. I envy your garden, it looks like you have a nice sunny spot. We live in the woods, and while I love the trees, it makes for a shady garden. I've never been able to grow any sort of squashes or pumpkins etc. Mostly herbs and really leggy tomatoes. Everything is "tall" and scrawny and pale because it is reaching for sun. We do well with herbs, peppers, and lettuce, but every thing else is touch and go.

Come visit me, Iron Oaks Farm.

09/25/2010 07:43.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome
Nice garden!I may try and raise some watermelons next year.

Come visit me, Guidedreins.

09/12/2010 02:25.05 PM Report This Comment  
  Welcome to Hobby Farms, nice raised bed! Best of luck!

Come visit me, Highview Hill MicroFarm.

09/12/2010 11:12.41 AM Report This Comment  
  hi
welcome to hobby farms

Come visit me, Selkirk Sheep farm, my goats, DeVore Appaloosas & Dons Dexters.

09/12/2010 08:07.20 AM Report This Comment  
  Welcome!
It sounds like you have a good start!

Come visit me, Larkshire Farm.

09/11/2010 05:38.12 PM Report This Comment  

 



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