Photos Around the Farm in April

Every day when I go outside, I never know what I’ll find.  

From turkey sightings to rototillers, just another day on the farm
Today I spotted a turkey running across our back field
Turkey in the cow field
Then sneaking off into the cow pasture & into the creek.

Whenever it rains, they seem to come out & explore.

Koda, our pup is happiest this time of year before the heat has settled in. She enjoys watching from her perch, either snoozing or sleeping with one eye open to make sure nothing is out of place. She wasn’t too concerned about the turkeys.

Sweet pup watches the farm happenings
Koda – our ever-watchful (wink, wink) farm dog looks on, not overly concerned with the turkey sighting.
Mini Horse grazing in the field
The mini horses are enjoying all the spring grass

The horses seem happy they don’t have to dig through the snow anymore to find a good bit of grass. Just another peaceful day on the farm.

But chores are always present. I took advantage of a sunny day this weekend to get to work on the brown spots on the lawn. Shown below is the cultivator I recommend. You can see more about it on our cordless tiller reviews page.

Last year I did this by hand – never again.  

Our favorite cordless cultivator
Chores continue as I use the cultivator to get rid of the brown spots
Planting new grass seed in the spring
And plant new grass seed in its place.

It took me just about 1/2 hour this weekend to dig up the dead grass. This is compared to hours & hours of work last time.

I’ll post the step-by-step instructions on this once the new grass comes in.

Robins in early spring
A robin poses for me as I check on the lawn after the rain today.
Robin hunting for worms in my lawn
And of course, doesn’t miss a chance to look for worms in the freshly cultivated soil.
Spring flowers in bloom
The daffodils are in full bloom announcing that spring has finally arrived.

Thank goodness spring is here.  It’s been a long winter & I’m grateful to be back outside again!