Lost the Garden

Well, it’s official, we’ve completely lost the entire garden.  I’m going to classify this entire experience as a hard lesson learned.

I think we’ve also lost our entire apple and pear crop for this year too.

Last week we had 3 days in a row of sub-freezing temperatures overnight.  This killed everything in the garden, including the broccoli which I had high hopes of survival for.

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Dairy Goats and Bramble

I’m feeling a bit guilty this morning, my dairy goats’ udders have scratches all over them.

dair goat kid Mr. Spock

Mr. Spock looking cute staring at me

I don’t recall there ever being an issue last year, but I suppose it’s possible that the areas we had previously penned them weren’t as overgrown with blackberry bramble.

It seems kind of counter to our goal of using the goats to clear brush, to have to go out and mow the brush before penning them there.

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