Finally got some cotton patch geese. This is a rare breed known for being gentle and for being good weeders. They’re super cute. I taught them to swim today. Well, I just put them in a kiddy pool and in seconds they were diving and splashing all over the place.
Well, I spent yesterday dragging wooden pallets and setting up a fence only to have the wind blow it down today.
The hay pallet fence was a great idea. The pallets were free and just laying around providing a home for lizards.
I wired them together and drove wood stakes into the ground for support. I guess it wasn’t enough though. I’m going to try driving in more stakes before I give up.
Here’s a pic of the orchard. We’ve really been trying to get the trees pruned in time for spring, but spring is beating us. There’s a lot of work to do. The trees haven’t been pruned in years and are twisted and dying and really bad. Some have a good foundation and others are simply hopeless. Do you see the blue barrels in the background underneath the rainbow? Those are to provide water for the coyotes that come and chew up our drip irrigation system. We finally figured out how to stop them so we don’t have to fix the lines daily.
A rainbow…there really Read More