There are a goodly number of pawpaw on the trees this year. They are liking this long cool spell and plumping up well, so I am watching them carefully. It is very hard to tell when a pawpaw is ready.
Yesterday Valerie and I moved the four hogs into the big Pig Pasture. Relocating pigs really is like herding cats. But eventually all four were in the field. It is high and thick with vegetation. They will not need much grain at all in here… Continue Reading “LIKE HERDING CATS”
IT rained last night so no cutting hay today. I have the fear. I think I am losing my nerve for hay. But every few days there is a chance of rain and if it is over 40% the risk is too high.
And that is all. Just Speed.
THREE NEWBORN PIGLETS
MOLLY IN THE NIGHT
Yesterday it rained. I am trying very hard not to make sarcastic comments like ” Rain? Really? You’re kidding.” More rain. Amanda was Kitchen Mama which meant I had hours to spend in the garden and it was raining but I just worked in the… Continue Reading “Gardening in the rain”
Still with my heart in my mouth I check the piglets a few times a day. They have found their little heated creep which fills me with relief. Their Mama can sleep and get up and down and move around without having to worry… Continue Reading “Poppy and her Piglets”
I have a new phone – this in itself is not particularly interesting unless we need to go into the kicking and fighting I did trying not to have to succumb to another phone. I liked my old phone. However now I have a… Continue Reading “Miles in a Day”
= A perfectly busy day. Poppy woke up mid morning (yesterday) rolled over and discovered that there were five little piglets in her room. She stood up and looked at them milling about her feet making half hearted jumps at her teats, then she… Continue Reading “5 piglets +1 boar +3 carlottas”