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    Hands in the Dirt a week on the Homestead

    Hands in the Dirt Hello and what am amazing week!! Starting off with Hands in the Dirt. However, this job was not glamorous AT ALL!! The poor chickens!! It has been way to long since I have cleaned out the Chicken Coop. Uggh, it was sure gross to say the least. After two buckets full of free fertilizer spread around all the evergreens it was time to put sand and a new pine shavings inside. The girls were very happy!! Soon we will be introducing the new chicks to the inside of the coop. They have been residing under it. In the shade and things are kinda getting a little…

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    Hello thirsty and new friends on this long weekend.

    Hello thirsty and new friends I do hope that you had a wonderful long Independence Day weekend. Hello thirsty and new friends is what we got on the homestead this week. As always I was out in the garden both Sunday and today. Gotta take advantage of the long weekend, right?? I know you can not see my new do in this photo, however, I did get is chopped off. Anyway… Please send some rain this way… As you can see it is bone dry around here. The poor flowers are struggling. It was time to bring out the sprinklers. The two flowers above were so much happier after a…

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    Working on more color here on the Homestead.

    Working on more color Hello there everyone!! I took this while I was picking Mulberries. Yes, we have a Mulberry tree on the homestead. I have them patiently waiting for Joe to be off so that we can enjoy them. Possibly thinking either in pancakes or even some fresh muffins. I hope that you had another great week. It has been CRAZY busy here! Working on more color AND… I was so thankful to have Kendra, a friend from Illinois and fellow gardener, come to visit. With her visit we had PLENTY of shenanigans and a little bit of work. Seriously!! We spent the morning and early afternoon on Friday…