Arrow’s Keep Farm
Obligatory trip to a sunny Florida beach accomplished. DH makes me go. He knows I need to step away from the chores even though I love our farm on the top of our hill. I also need sunlight – clear, warm, health-giving sunlight – as opposed to the often-gray Winter days of middle Tennessee.
With critters inhabiting this farm, leaving is a challenge. Must have someone on site to let hens in & out & collect eggs, feed & pet pups, feed & pet Moxie, feed & let Lu in & out… Always something to do…
My best friend’s son agreed to house/pet/farm sit for us. So grateful for him.
Great kid! Fine young man!
The note that greeted our return:
P.S. – one of your chickens laid the biggest egg I’ve ever seen yesterday. It is in the garage fridge and it deserves a prize.
Of course, we ran to check out the egg & it was whopper! The question was whether it was a double-yolker or triple. It was huge!
DH cracked the giant for breakfast – definitely a double-yolker, but usually the 2 yolks are small. Not this time! Two very large yolks!
Our hens change weeds & feed & kitchen scraps into the most delicious, nutritious eggs!
Egg customers are beginning to line up so I must call Myron for more hens this Spring.
The weather has been so moderate the winter greens in the garden are trying to go to seed. But that’s OK. I pinched their flower heads & tossed them to the hens. I need to cook collards…or sell them…
But the garden, everything looks awful right now. Weeds galore in the raised beds. Berry bramble not pruned & putting out leaves.
Asparagus bed needs expanding.
I have so much work to do…
…& continue to battle rabbits enjoying the garden greens…with the puppies & Moxie Kitty sitting by watching!