Good bye city life! Our family designed and built an industrial but old fashioned farmhouse on nine acres. Now we are building our homestead ~ or is it building us? Grab your boots and join us on our journey to country living.
I know now why I kept spying Peter Rabbit in of the strawberry patch. It turns out that Peter is a girl and she has babies! It is a great place for a nest really - shaded, somewhat protected, and a growing food supply. Around lunch today, my middle son, Jonah went out to chase a mockingbird off of the blueberries when he found 2 tiny bunnies in the garden. Sadly, one was dead. The other was huddled up by the blackberry bed looking lost. It was obviously too young to be out of the nest so we went on a search to find where it belonged. While looking through the strawberries, we found a third bunny. Wayne put gloves on and scooped it up to put it back. It squealed loudly but was glad to be in the nest, I'm sure. I am going out to wrap chicken wire around the blackberry bed to try to keep them out of there. I guess we won't have anymore strawberries this year. I'll have to sacrifice them to the cute little fuzzies.