Saving a calf's life is pretty important stuff around Cloud 9 Farm. The vet said that mother cow abandonment of baby is rare but it does happen. What to do in that case is to immediately take over being the mama. Of course, we gave Elsie the cow, plenty of chances to step up...but she didn't.
Observing Nature on cloud 9 Farm
www.Cloud9Farm.net started as a blueberry u-pick hobby farm long before the internet (1070) and now is the most inspiring spring time of year! What a beautiful site…the blueberry buds are breaking their tight cluster and wafting their sweet, but faint “come-hither” perfume. The pollinators are checking out the maturing blossoms with the bumble bees first, buzzing in circles, followed by the solitary wood/ground nesting [ MORE » ]
Laura Ingalls Wilder would love that! Wouldn’t it be great to get snowed in with your honey here with no where that you have to be? And if you have to get out, we have the tractor snow plow. Here is what an inch and a half looks like of freshly fallen snow at Heavenly Hideaway Cabin.
When the leaves drop off the trees, you can see a panoramic view on top of Cloud 9. The winter solstice peaks over Bear Wallow mountain on December 21st marking the shortest day of the year. It all happens about 8 am so rise and shine and witness a wonder in this world…the return of light to the Northern Hemisphere.
It hasn’t looked like this snowy scene yet this December on Cloud 9, but we must prepare ourselves…to sled, that is. (We have the sleds.) These are Cloud 9’s snowy, sloping pastures and if the snow gets thick enough and the cow pies get frozen enough underneath it all, it makes for great sledding. The last winter wonderland was January 2012. Don’t worry, we [ MORE » ]
Proof that deer are using Cloud 9's blueberry bushes to rub their antlers on and we need urine as a deterrent.
You can find wild, edible greens on Cloud 9 Farm. Pick some on your vacation to try.
Skunks can really harm your honeybees. They will suck on their juices and spit out the remains called "skunk cuds."
Organically sourced plant oils go into BeeBabe Made products for the skin along with our beautiful bees wax.
Pure Beeswax is in our skin care products from Cloud 9 Farm near Asheville.