Monthly Archives: February 2011

Organic Gardening

In two days it will be March.  By April I’ll be tilling the garden and getting ready to plant my peas.  I already started my diagram for where I’m going to plant my vegetables.  Each year I rotate the crops … Continue reading

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Wish List

unfortunately, these winter months are beginning to take their toll on my life.  I thought the spring was on its way, it is I know, but it couldn’t come soon enough for me.  Today was a rainy day, but I … Continue reading

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Eating grass

Well the geese have been able to finally find the grass.  It’s been covered with snow for months now.  For three days they have munched away on the matted down greens that will eventually be our grass in the spring.  … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs

So many colors.  I see speckled, dark brown, light brown cream, pink, white and green.  I get Easter eggs every day in my hen house.  They look so pretty in the basket.  They look pretty in the egg cartons too.  … Continue reading

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Mother goose

My two geese still think I’m their mother.  I raised them almost two years ago.  They follow me everywhere.  When I call my gander by his name he answers.  No matter where they are when they hear me call they come … Continue reading

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Spring is on its way

I can feel it.  I can also see how bright it is outside.  I can’t wait and I bet the chickens can’t wait either.  My gander is already mating with the goose.  She will start laying her eggs in March … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup for Dinner

On Saturday I did in four of my chickens.  They would have been 2 years old in April.  Since I’ve raised them on great food, no pesticides or herbicides and no soy and they were roaming free when possible, I thought … Continue reading

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