Five Feline Farm

A Central Illinois Hobby Farm

Threshing Wheat


Does anyone this day and age spend their Sunday afternoon threshing wheat? Probably not. Last Sunday at Five Feline Farm, we did. At least we made a good start. This wasn’t a massive operation. More of an experiment. What if we could grow and harvest enough wheat to make a loaf of bread? What would [...]

Three Sisters Update


As our regular followers know, the premier area this year is the Three Sisters Garden. Like most things around Five Feline Farm, a simple idea grows and expands into much more. This garden feature started with a vision of a simple garden plot in a Native American style. Corn supporting climbing beans, surrounded by yellow [...]

How to Preserve Lettuce: Egg Rolls


About this time of year as the weather turns hot, lettuce in the garden will either turn bitter or bolt. This cool season crop is not suited to temperatures in the 80’s. Oft times we find ourselves with an abundance of this delicious and nutritious crop. It can turn into a zucchini type proposition where [...]