Life On and Off an Acreage

In-sights into moving from an Acreage back to Town, plus a few things I find of interest.

Two things that horses are scared about:

1. Things that move
2. Things that don't move

February 18, 2013

Help Much Appreciated!

The warm, spring like weather has caused a whole bunch of land mines to grow in the field. I cleaned up 8 wheel barrow loads the other day, and that pretty much did my back in for a week. I am due to go in for an MRI next Monday to see what is going on. In the mean time, my youngest son and oldest grand son came up to help clear the field.

 This was much appreciated, and reduced a 4 hour job down to 1 1/2 hours.
Another 7 barrow loads went on to the big pile for composting. Now if I could just train the horses to do their thing on the pile, life would be excellent! I heard Llamas do that. Nice Llamas!

We have another tentative date to clean up again next Saturday. This is much better than going to the gym!

9 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

good for you! get those young folks out there! :)

and good luck with the back...

Bev said...

What a job...but great composte:)

Michelle said...

Nice to see that you have some help!

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

I hope your MRI goes well. It's great that you have some help. It's amazing how a little help makes the work so much lighter.

4RRanch said...

Good help is hard to find. Lucky you.

Terry said...

That's a tough job in the winter. I can keep the pastures nice in the summer, but everything gets frozen to the ground this time of year.

Alica said...

I'm glad you had helpers...and it looks like at least one of them is smiling! :) Take care of yourself!!

Willow said...

Nice when the relatives chip in . Hard to get those land mine to move when they are frozen solid to the ground! :)

joyce said...

Hamsters do their thing on a pile, maybe get a few hamsters instead!