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Merry Christmas from Grace Heritage Ranch

Merry Christmas from Grace Heritage Ranch

All of us at Grace Heritage Ranch would like to take this time to wish you all a very merry and blessed Christmas!  Thank you for your support and encouragement to us this past year.  We pass along to you a written narrative of a video titled “The Paradox of Christmas”.  Reflect upon the words […]

The Importance of Having Donkeys on a Homestead

Shortly after we began Grace Heritage Ranch, we realized that we had some problems with mice and rats. We decided to get some cats to control the rodent population, which worked great until some of the cats started disappearing. We realized that we not only had a problem with rodents, but also with coyotes. Something […]

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About Chickens

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About Chickens

Having a garden and orchard are very important for homesteading. However, there are many animals that are also key. One of the most common and useful animals on a homestead are chickens. Chickens offer several benefits to a homesteader. Eggs are an obvious value. Female chickens, called hens, will lay eggs with or without a […]

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Compost for your Garden

In our last article we talked about the importance of adding compost to the soil in your garden. Now we’ll discuss what is needed to make compost. There are four ingredients: water, air, and two different kinds of compostable materials called greens and browns. Let’s look at each one of these in detail. Greens are […]

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