LAST WEEK WITH THE GIRLS

LAST WEEK WITH THE GIRLS

What a week it has been with these girls.  They sucked me in with their soft clucks and pretty eggs…and I let them get away with way too much.

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Yes, I’m talking about you! 

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 They loved taking sun baths against the warm under-construction wall of the new greenhouse.

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They came and pecked at my garden boots…only to discover that the flowers tasted like rubber. 

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 Now here’s where the girls got my dander up.  But it’s my silly fault…

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I put out some kale seedlings to get some sun/shade… 

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and left them outside while we had dinner.  And I returned to find half of the kale pecked to bits like grasshoppers had visited!  ARGH! Sometimes I just forget that they’re chickens and that they’ll eat anything…

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 like my garden beds…this should be full of Austrian pea leaves…but they’ve scratched and pecked it all. 

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You girls are just like deer.  I’ve gotta remember that from now on!  The garden is off limits next week. Uh…I guess I mean tomorrow.

This post can also be viewed at  The Prairie Homestead

 

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

2 Comments

  1. Who can resist kale? 🙂

    • Certainly not these girls! Of course I’ve discovered they’ll eat anything except the kitchen sink. I’m learning…the hard way.

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