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More warm weather tasks

Spring laundry

Drinking catWith highs forecast to reach the 80s Wednesday, I figured I might as well steal an hour away from the garden to start on winter laundry.  Sure enough, sheets dried by lunch, in time to fill the line up again!

On an unrelated note, I thought for sure my three tiny goldfish had perished in the cold weather last month, but two were seen swimming around Monday.  Yet another pleasant spring surprise!

Our chicken waterer keeps plenty of fresh water available to our flock on hot spring days.

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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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