It’s St. Paddy’s Day, but instead of drinking green beer and wearing shamrocks, we’re planting our first round of garden seeds. Since the growing season gets off to such a slow start most years, we decided to start everything a bit later this time. Last year most of the later starts and replanted crops caught up just fine when the weather turned warm.
So far we’ve started:
- soup celery
Katie is settling in great, learning basic horse-manners without much trouble. In a couple of weeks we’ll be heading back down to Oregon to trade in the cart & harness we bought for Gemini for Katie-sized gear. It will be a while before she’s trained to drive though.
It’s also time to start planning our summer projects. A bigger equine means more wear & tear on the ground, and more hay to store. So turning her muddy yard into well-drained gravel is on the hot list, as is adding a storage area to her run-in. Never a dull moment!