Yep it's offical spring has sprung in South Texas! I am here taking count of what we need to do, plant, and plan before the next full moon. Sorry for the Roman reference. I was thinking about the IDES (15th) and looked up the Roman term for the first of the month. Thus, Kalends from account book/calendar. But, I wax informative today.
I still think Aries is pregnant, her belly is round and her hind teats are pinking up so we may just have another kid arrival soon. Or is it possible she is going through puberty and is having a bad bloat month? LOL
Loosey has fattened up quite nicely too. Mr. Salad Fingers had his way with her before he went off to market. She only had six her first batch of piglets. This time she is much rounder and softer looking about the mid section. Probably because Mr. Salad Fingers is not eating her food.
HE WAS SUCH A PIG! ~:>
Now, onto planting. Hubby made and lined a beautiful 2' by 8' planter complete with chicken mesh on the bottom to discourage moles and ground hogs. This year we seem to have migratory flocks of ground hogs taking over our lawn. Other than shooting them with electricity, setting out traps or, poisons; (BIG NO NO) I have no idea how to get rid of these beasts of destruction. Please if anyone has ideas on a humane way to rid at least an acre of these monsters -- let us know.
Tonight, after a fine spagheti meal -- I am going to try some homemade mango wine. Yep, I made it from mango juice, sugar, yeast, let it ferment for about 8 months. This will be mine first test of the:
EMERGENCY DRUNK SYSTEM.
Naaaaaaaaaaaah, only kidding.
Just another experiment to see if I can do it.
Off to make a scrap yarn rug, seems my small one has left the building.