Well, we’re preparing our raised garden beds for our spring garden.

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Micah had to do quite a bit of weed-eating,
since the weeds had taken control since last year.

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Hannah got the job of re-stringing the beds into 1-foot squares,

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and Caleb was in charge of making sure the weed debris was cleared off.

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I raked up all the weed-eated (is that an adjective?!) grass,
and then tomorrow we’ll use a mixture of
water, vinegar, and a drop or two of dishsoap to kill off the remaining growth.

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We took a moment to admire the beautiful apple blossoms on the apple trees . . .

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and then we made sure to check with our supervisors to see that
they approved of our work — they seemed to be pleased!

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Then, it was on the the next stage of the Paisley and Yellow bags —
I was able to assemble the outside of the bags . . .

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Tomorrow I’ll be hand-sewing the buttons onto the sides . . .

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So far, I’m pleased with the progress — on schedule for my Friday goal!

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They were seriously outgrowing their old container — now they have some elbow room!

(Yes, I know — do chicks have elbows?!)

They have a red light on them (to keep them from pecking on each other),
lest you think we were able to find some pink chickies somewhere!

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I wanted a closeup of this gal, and then I noticed the silly girl in the background who’s decided she’d be more comfortable sitting on one of her neighbors!

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This neighbor happens to be one of our 4 guinea hens — I just love their coloring when they’re little!

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It’s still too cold to let them outside,
but before too long we’ll have their permanent outside house built,
and they can start getting used to a whole new world!