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The first snow storm of the new year

Posted by Nika On January - 2 - 2010

Humble Garden 2010: my boots

Enjoy a few shots in and around our humble homestead – silent raised beds, munching truculent goats and hesitant chickens as well as an aloof and rather disgusted llama.

Humble Garden 2010: raised beds, asleep

Humble Garden 2010: boots in the snow

Going out to feed the goats, chickens, and llama.

Humble Garden 2010: garden, bedded down

Humble Garden 2010: tracks

Snowy llama – her name is Misty but we are calling her Snowy right now.

Humble Garden 2010: misty the llama

Goats eating hay.

Humble Garden 2010: eating scrum

Maisy the goat, eating hay and saying hello to me.

Humble Garden 2010: maisy the goat, eating hay in snow

The milking stanchion frozen over – so glad we are not milking right now.

Humble Garden 2010: frozen stanchion

Chickens and duck.

Humble Garden 2010: poultry

Old english game rooster, dozing his way through snow.

Humble Garden 2010: rooster in snow

How is it where you are?!

One Response to “The first snow storm of the new year”

  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Aleph Acrylicist, Nika B and topsy_top20k, topsy_top20k_en. topsy_top20k_en said: Read / see about our #homestead "Humble Garden" as it disappears under our 1st snow storm of 2010! http://bit.ly/820vUf #goats #chickens […]

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We are a family of 5, including Nika, Ed, Q (14), KD (7), and Baby Oh (4). We garden 1024 square feet of raised beds plus assorted permacultural plantings. We also have 13 LaMancha dairy goats, 40 chickens, and one guard llama.

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