And now we wait!


I’ve done it! I’ve placed my order for our first chickens! In about 8 weeks ( oooooh, the waiting!) we will HOPEFULLY have a chirpy box of Plymouth Barred Rocks, Buff Orpingtons, Dominique’s, and Silver Laced Wyandot hens. Pullets. Whatever, the girl kind 😉

So now to hustle the hubby into readying their new home.

In the meantime, the vegetable seeds have arrived and are waiting for me to get them started: Hello seed, meet dirt….. Then there’s the garden plot to be tilled…. Which normally we never get to until around Memorial Day around here… but this year is just, as you’ve noticed… different.

I hope we are not going to suffer the brunt of some great cosmic joke in which we see the sudden return of ” the winter we never had” come April or May! We are just so ready to dive right into this spring.

Even the alpacas at my mom’s farm are eager for spring, as they eye us up and wonder just how quickly the fresh pastures of orchard grass will sprout up for them.

We even discussed getting out the lawn mower this week , and I guarantee that I have never seen grass being mowed in March in my 30+ years!

Plenty of stuff yet to be done in the meantime as we wait …. and wait… on seedlings and chicks.

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One response to “And now we wait!

  • keileigh

    My sister and I were just discussing this — she’s about to put tomatoes in the ground and feels sure it will basically guarantee a late frost. At least she’ll be home to cover them if need be. A few years ago we were all on a family vacation on Edisto Island and could see the predicted freeze on the Weather Channel but couldn’t do anything about it! Aaaand, back to the feed and seed for a second round of plants…

    Can’t wait to see pictures of your chicks when they arrive. The rapidly growing ones in our big sunroom have finally motivated me to get back to work on their tractor. Springtime just keeps getting busier and busier!

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