We have so many fall projects underway that I need a dance card to keep track of them all.
Together hubby and I built the framework of the new chicken run. I've been adding bricks and rocks like a jigsaw puzzle underneath the bottom of the framework on the low side of the run. Now that I'm finished with that step, we've added enough dirt to bring the ground "up to grade". The brickwork will help keep the dirt from washing away in the rain, I hope.
|Dismantling the shed.|
Hubby used the tractor to level out the building site, then piled the dirt next to the chicken run. He was using the bucket, not the brush hog on the back. It was just easier to keep the brush hog attached.
|Chicken shed and new run are on the left.|
Hubby has also been brush-hogging the horses' pasture.
I'm doubling the size of the garden this fall. This new ground was behind the current garden; evidently it was a dumping ground for the former residents. You'd be amazed at the things I'm pulling out of the ground: tires, rusted tools, burned wood, bricks, broken glass bottles, and lots and lots of wire.
What's on your to-do list this fall?
My hope is to inspire you, and to encourage your homesteading plans and your dreams of a
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