To add to our supply of onion-y things, we also put in some garlic and shallot sets just to see how that turns out. So we have one row of those and two rows of onions. We'll be adding onion seeds after the first frost and continue to re-seed through the growing season as we harvest.
We also got three rows of peas in, and will be re-seeding them around June or July,, depending on how the season goes.
After the rain passes, we'll be tilling the bigger patch from last year, making it almost twice as big, and putting in carrots and perhaps some turnips for now, and the rest will wait til May. Then, we'll be working on two new patches, getting them tilled and ready for planting also in May. I love this time of year, so much going on outside to get ready for a banner harvest.
We have also branched out into raising chickens for eggs, and perhaps eventually will add some for meat, and maybe even some other poultry. We went to Cal Ranch to get two Araucanas, and then to Tractor supply for six other chicks. If I remember correctly, we have two leg horns, two Cornish rocks, and two white Plymouth rocks, but, I could be wrong on that. Guess we'll see as they grow what we actually ended up with. They had a few breeds mixed in together, and the guy was just grabbing the colors I was pointing out.
To introduce our little flock, I took pictures for Easter. Here they are ...
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