Had A Fun Time Creating A Custom Gourd For A Client Today – From Our Gourds

It was finally sunny and warm today at the farm. The luffa gourds and bird house gourds have been seed started and are doing great. Today I went into my art studio to make a gourd requested by a client. I love the approach of keeping the natural colors visible in the gourd where the … Continue reading Had A Fun Time Creating A Custom Gourd For A Client Today – From Our Gourds

Video Of New Babies In The Barn & More On Navajo Churro Sheep

We have been busy with lots of babies here at HiBar Ranch. It started with a litter of Australian Shepherd puppies end of November and now we have 10 little kids in the barn and 2 baby lambs. It's a challenge due to the unexpected cold spell that is sweeping the nation right now keeping … Continue reading Video Of New Babies In The Barn & More On Navajo Churro Sheep

Creating Beauty At HiBar Ranch – How Our Eco-Dyeing Worked Out & More

My daughter and I have been delving deeply into eco-dyeing - using natural materials from our farm to create art for apparel and more. I posted recently how we used the black walnut hulls at our farm to create a gorgeous natural walnut dye and indigo. Today we did a photo shoot of the final … Continue reading Creating Beauty At HiBar Ranch – How Our Eco-Dyeing Worked Out & More

Trying To Keep The Babies Alive In This Insane Cold Spell

We've had really cold sub freezing temperatures here in the Smokies over the last few weeks and it will get worse this weekend. We have had days of snow this last week and also have snow in the forecast for two more weeks off and on. It is such a challenge right now as all … Continue reading Trying To Keep The Babies Alive In This Insane Cold Spell