Thursday, June 20, 2024
Little Pasture on the Prairie

Little Pasture on the Prairie

butternut squash

Eliza Blue discusses the surprising benefits grasshoppers had on her winter squash plants this year.
fall leaves

Eliza Blue ponders the splendor of autumn.
lamb

Every winter around this time, baby lambs begin prancing through Eliza Blue's dreams — no matter how exhausted she was during the previous lambing season.
barn kittens

It's too bad cat ranching isn't a lucrative business model. Because if it was, Eliza Blue would have all the success.
calf

Spring milking is a dream within a dream for Eliza Blue, and an orphaned calf named Little Jones, too.
farm storm

Eliza Blue attempts to plan a concert around the unpredictable weather on her ranch.
puppy

Eliza Blue shares the story of how she found her new puppy during a time of sickness and exhaustion.
lambs

Eliza Blue is reminded that dealing with livestock and weather are two entities only a fool would claim mastery over.
dough

Eliza Blue shares an excerpt from her book, “Accidental Rancher,” about making Lefse.
meadow

The first of May isn't always spring in South Dakota. But Eliza Blue feels it's finally arrived on her ranch and she's soaking up every bit of it.