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Friday afternoon on the farm

Shots of the garden


Friday afternoon on the farm --- swelling peach buds (go back to sleep!), the first near-blooming daffodil, dirty feet, and playing with permaculture.  No photos of the spring peepers who joined the floodplain chorus or the peas and greens I put in the ground.  We also put hen #6 in our bellies, a smooth operation which took only about an hour (not counting the eating.)  Such a perfect day to be outdoors!



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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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Wow. You are experiencing spring! I think I'll go outside and stare at the dirt where I may plant something else today. Again, your property looks so delicious and wonderful. Enjoy the changing winds, and I wish your peach buds a good long nap.
Comment by Dina Sun Mar 8 09:48:33 2009
That's exactly how I felt when folks a zone south started posting about flowers a few weeks ago. :-) Your day will come....
Comment by anna Sun Mar 8 19:20:29 2009





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