Thursday, March 19, 2015
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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
He gave us some really great tips and pointers and some really great encouragement too! He dug into our garden and told us how impressed he was with our soil! Now, granted, I am from New Hampshire, and New Hampshire soil? Phhh...it would put this stuff to shame! In New Hampshire the soil was made ready to plant and it's black, black, black! Therefore, I honestly didn't know what to think about our soil until today. In comparison to New Hampshire, it's nothing. But for our area, for the "high desert" of Colorado? He said our soil was some of the best there was! Of course, he believes that our mulching technique that we left on the soil all winter helped a little too :) - kuddos to us.
So we are so excited! Our biggest obstacle this year? The wind. The wind is insane and we are spending a fortune on wind blockers and fencing. Four more 50ft fences coming again tomorrow.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Our black gold delivery...believe me, it almost cost as much as real gold! But living in the high desert out here, it's an absolute must if you want to be successful at growing.
Israel and Eliana going for a cart ride.
Eliana chasing the thermometer in the greenhouse.
Monday, March 9, 2015
Now, the picture doesn't look like much, but if you look closely you will notice a bunch of small wires cross-crossing. Well those little wires are actually fishing line and they are crossing over our chicken yard.
Here in Peyton we have HUGE hawks flying all over our property and they are a very big threat to our chickens. Therefore, by criss-crossing the inexpensive fishing line over the yard, the hawks and owls are deterred from the chickens.
Simple and cheap two dollar protection from predators!