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DIY well cover

Making a well cover

Well coverWhen Artemesia gets bored, she starts jumping on things. And since her belly is smaller than Abigail's, even an afternoon of nibbling cover crops counts as boring for our little doeling.

Last weekend, I had the terrifying image of Artemesia hopping up onto our well housing...and falling down the hole. A well cover will keep the water cleaner and will also give us some peace of mind.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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good thinkimg, mark. my limited experience with goats makes me think that they are like really curious, spoiled, unruly, careless kids. So, extra protection is Always advisable.
Comment by pedro Sat Feb 7 20:59:08 2015

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