Still waiting on Spring

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February 26, 2014 by Buffy

With 2 weeks till the start of rodeo season, JQ and Prancer are doing what they have been doing since Thanksgiving, soaking Prancer’s sore foot.  The vet came on Friday and ordered a week of stall rest and more soaking!  Prancer is acting like a teenage boy that has been put on bed rest!  He has a lot of bottled up energy and it is taking every trick in the book to hold him still while soaking his foot.  Of course stall rest, means lots of mucking!

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We have a lot of things going on right now.  We are remodeling our chicken coop.  I’ll post photos in a couple of weeks when it gets warm enough to finish painting.

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Farmer Rick has finally raised some prize bunnies! O.k., so they don’t look like prize bunnies yet.  They are only 3 days old.  In a few weeks they will look like prize winning English spot bunnies.

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And I am nursing along my first tomato plants raised from seeds!  We don’t have a green house so I am just moving them from sunny window to sunny window!  So far so good.

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My pepper seeds aren’t showing any signs of life, so I am trying a trick passed on from one of the other Mucking Moms.  Yes, they are setting on a heating pad!

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I’m still dreaming of warm weather and planting out in the garden!

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6 thoughts on “Still waiting on Spring

  1. Farmgirl says:

    Looks like Spring at your house!

  2. Was going to start some tomatoes this weekend, but with ice coming (grrr) I guess I’ll wait. I’ve been sniffing potting soil at Walmart instead. 🙂

    • bhoyt10 says:

      It is my first time to start tomatoes and peppers from seed! Trying to keep busy till it warms up! Working on a chicken coop too, not quiet as cute as yours! But I need it to get above freezing to finish painting!

  3. The Editors of Garden Variety says:

    Once you get them germinated (they need high temps to do so), they start growing like weeds!

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