Busy days here…keeping up with school work and farm work is filling the days right up. Here are some glimpses into what we’re up to:
The boys and daddy headed to the local Mountain Man show – by next year I vow to have a proper outfit for the hubby to wear, if he dares!
It was sunny one day, so they donned swimsuits and went down the creek…turns out it wasn’t warm enough for a swim…but it was fun.
worlds’ cutest little garden helper
“the kind of thing brothers like to do”
our friend Tom doing a (fantastic) barn add-on so we’ve got room for babies due end of April
this farm girl has been working overtime helping with animals and work these days – her goat Blanchette is due May 1 with her first set of kids – we can feel them moving inside her belly every day
the 54 meat chicks have graduated outdoors to their chicken tractor – thank goodness, smelly little buggers overstayed their welcome in the garage
how this chicken could NOT make you laugh out loud, I don’t know, her name is Benny and she was the “free bonus chick” with our hatchery order – she or he is a riot – she resides in a pen with 25 brown Rhode Island Red pullets (below)
remember those strawberries I wrote about? here they are, putting down roots and setting new leaves!
bare root raspberries, just getting their first leaves, seems weird to plant a stick looking thing in the ground and expect it to do something, but it is!
trying out a bite of dandelion next to the cucumber bed
daddy’s super cool mason bee home that we put three tubes of dormant mason bees into with hopes they will come out soon and pollinate all over our yard!
Audrey taking Nana for an ATV ride!