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Fathers Day 2008!!! Working in the Garden!!! What Fun!!!

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Greetings!!!  Welcome to My Garden / Farm / Poultry Place!!!
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Greetings!!! Welcome to My Garden /…
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My neighbor, Allen helping out '-)))
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My neighbor, Allen helping out '-)))
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This one is the breed "Red Pyle Old English Game.  It is a bantam hen.
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This one is the breed "Red Pyle Old …
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Silver Gray Dorking Rooster.  This breed has 5 toes,  as opposed to most chicken varieties having 4 toes.
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Silver Gray Dorking Rooster. This b…
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Allen named this one Grand-Pa '-)))
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Allen named this one Grand-Pa '-)))
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Silver Gray Dorking Rooster Crowing...  '-)))
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Silver Gray Dorking Rooster Crowing.…
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This Bantam hen is looking to go to roost.  I let them all out everyday after work to forage.  Chickens put themselves away at dusk and all I have to do is shut the door!!!
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This Bantam hen is looking to go to …
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Chickens at roost for the night.
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Chickens at roost for the night.
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This one is a Golden Polish.  A "Top Hat" variety.
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This one is a Golden Polish. A "Top…
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The one in the middle is a Silver Polish.
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The one in the middle is a Silver Po…
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This hen is an Egyptian Fayoumis.  She is wanting to "set" on eggs.  I have to keep taking the eggs away daily or she will hatch them.
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This hen is an Egyptian Fayoumis. S…
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This hen is a "Delaware" breed.  Developed in that state.
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This hen is a "Delaware" breed. Dev…
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This hen is a Blue Andalusian.  Lays a nice white egg.
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This hen is a Blue Andalusian. Lays…
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Here is a New Hampshire Red.  Lays a large brown egg.
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Here is a New Hampshire Red. Lays a…
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This White Orpington hen lays a large brown egg.
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This White Orpington hen lays a larg…
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat"  It is a rooster.
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat" I…
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat"  It is a rooster.
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat" I…
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat"  It is a rooster.
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat" I…
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat"  It is a rooster.
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat" I…
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat"  It is a rooster.
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Golden Polish with cool "Top Hat" I…
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This one is a Silver Polish hen.
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This one is a Silver Polish hen.
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Looking thru the 7 foot high "deer netting".  Without this the deer would devastate my crops!!!
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Looking thru the 7 foot high "deer n…
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This is a home made compost apparatus.  All my kitchen scraps and organic wastes go here each day to make really good new planting soil.
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This is a home made compost apparatu…
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My Garden showing the deer fencing and the irrigation system that I recently built.
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My Garden showing the deer fencing a…
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My Garden showing the deer fencing and the irrigation system that I recently built.
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My Garden showing the deer fencing a…
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"Happy Hens Poultry Place"  I built all of this summer 2007 from 20 year old pens that I had made when my kids, Gary Jr., and Alaina, were small.
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"Happy Hens Poultry Place" I built …
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Poultry Menagerie.
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Poultry Menagerie.
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I am adding on an area to keep the roosters separate.
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I am adding on an area to keep the r…
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The haze is from the fires in Virginia!!!  They are having forest fires there hundreds of miles away but the smoke is coming up and you can smell it too!!!
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The haze is from the fires in Virgin…
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I put this well in spring of 2007.  Erin's son, Dylan helped me drive it 20 feet down to good, cool, clean fresh water!!!
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I put this well in spring of 2007. …
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This experimental heavy asphalt roofing material is an attempt to keep the weeds down.
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This experimental heavy asphalt roof…
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Cauliflower, Broccoli, cabbage, Red Leaf Lettuce, etc...  radishes and weeds!!!
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Cauliflower, Broccoli, cabbage, Red …
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50 staked tomato plants.  Many varieties, including grape, cherry, jet star, pik-red, Rutgers, etc.
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50 staked tomato plants. Many varie…
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4 kinds of corn.
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4 kinds of corn.
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Cucumbers and Squash (Zucchini) Green and Yellow.
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Cucumbers and Squash (Zucchini) Gree…
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50 Pepper Plants, all kinds.  Hot and Mild,,,  I love Peppers!!!
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50 Pepper Plants, all kinds. Hot an…
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White, Yellow and "Mixed" corn.
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White, Yellow and "Mixed" corn.
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The Garden and the Poultry House.
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The Garden and the Poultry House.
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The white PVC uprights is the irrigation system that I recently built.
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The white PVC uprights is the irriga…
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The white PVC uprights is the irrigation system that I recently built.
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The white PVC uprights is the irriga…
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2008 Garden.
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2008 Garden.
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These fence weeds are a problem, that's the reason for the roofing material in the other photo.
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These fence weeds are a problem, tha…
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The barn that I built around 1998.
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The barn that I built around 1998.
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The barn that I built around 1998.
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The barn that I built around 1998.
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Old mowers for parts.
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Old mowers for parts.
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2008 Garden.
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2008 Garden.
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Oak tree and Storage Barn.
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Oak tree and Storage Barn.
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Unused parts from the garden irrigation project.
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Unused parts from the garden irrigat…
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Box Turtles from traffic accidents.  I kept them alive for 6 months but they finally died.
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Box Turtles from traffic accidents. …
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"Shelly",  I scrubbed her each Thursday "spa day" with an old toothbrush and peroxide to kill the germs.  But after 6 months and alot of hope, she passed on...
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"Shelly", I scrubbed her each Thurs…
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This one lasted 3 months, but my efforts were in vain.  The shell is empty now from nature taking its course.
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This one lasted 3 months, but my eff…
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This is a tribute to my Mom who passed away in May 1987.  These articles belonged to her and she liked to plant things in anything she could!!!
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This is a tribute to my Mom who pass…
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