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Tips for Starting a Garden

by miklesfamilyfarm on January 20, 2017

I regularly get emails from people asking how they should start planning their own home garden, so I thought I would take some time today to write a quick post about what I did when planning my first backyard gardening plot. With a little bit of work, you can easily make an awesome garden plot […]

Keeping Your Farm Cat Happy & Healthy

by miklesfamilyfarm on April 7, 2016

It goes without saying that pets are an important part of the farm & family. Keeping them safe, happy, and healthy is always at the forefront of pet owner’s minds. For those of you who share your home with a friendly feline, you’ve certainly noticed cats can be picky eaters. The aisles of most supermarkets […]

Keeping Your Home Safe from Lawsuits

by miklesfamilyfarm on December 29, 2015

Avoiding Injuries & Personal Injury Claims on Your Property Understand Premises Liability Having children, pets, and guests roaming around your home means you must create a safe and happy environment. If the safety of close ones is not enough to motivate you to take in-home safety measures – beware personal injury lawsuits. Premises liability is defined […]

How to Find a Good Daycare For Your Child

by miklesfamilyfarm on August 25, 2015

If you’re looking for the best child care in Riverview FL, there are many things you will need to consider in order to find the best place for your child. Here are some factors you should consider when choosing a daycare facility or preschool.   Educational Background and Experience   You need to ensure that […]

My Grandfather’s Southern Drink Recipe

by miklesfamilyfarm on August 14, 2015

Growing up on the farm with my grandad taught me a lot of things.  It taught me about good hard work, it taught me patience, and it taught me how to fix almost anything.  Growing up there gave me a lot of fond memories and things to reflect on.  One of my favorite things my […]

Is it Difficult to Install Windows?

by miklesfamilyfarm on July 2, 2015

So, you have decided it is time to get new windows. As you have no doubt discovered, it is expensive to get replacement windows. Installation costs even more. As a result, you might feel tempted to install them yourself. But is that a wise thing to do?  If you are handy around the house, you might […]

My 2015 Home Improvement Plan

by miklesfamilyfarm on January 12, 2015

With the holiday season over and the days getting longer again, many people are getting a head start on some home improvement projects. Its never a bad idea to plan ahead a little bit and think about what sorts of changes you want to make to your property this Spring and Summer. This year, I […]

Building a Guest House for the Parents

by miklesfamilyfarm on January 9, 2015

If you live on a farm or in a neighborhood with large amounts of property, don’t let it go to waste. Adding a guest house or additional building to your backyard can increase the value of your home, provide some easy living space for family or guests, or be an extra source of income if […]