A rear wheel on the push mower broke today – the plastic frame just gave up. It looks as if its twin is ready to follow suit shortly. I ordered new wheels, but the mower is out of commission until they arrive. We are in a holding pattern, alternately watering and mowing large portions of the property to keep them from drying up and blowing away until we can build the soil more deliberately.
Did some work to finish a raised bed. It already has carrots growing in one end, but the other end is getting closed off so we can fill it completely. The kids continued scooping manure out of the barn stalls and dumping it where more veggie beds are planned.
Since none of this was terribly photo-worthy, I’ll play catch-up with pictures from this spring. I bring you chicks, chives, and a really nifty steampunk iron grating I saw near the river in Spokane earlier this year. If I could salvage something like it, I’m sure I’d find a use for it on the homestead. Perhaps a post-apocalypse jaunt to Spokane would be in order, whenever that is.