Friday, 15 March 2013

Wood chip and chickens

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Hens Mar 13 3

Hens Mar 13 2

We have had a bit of wet weather recently and as a result, the mud has returned to the allotment. Parts of it would pass as part of the set for a reenactment of the Battle of the Somme. I have been sliding down embankments and wading through mud. To improve the paths temporarily (proper drainage will be dug soon) I dumped a large amount of wood chip on them made late last year from hedge trimmings. I also put some around the henhouses where the mud was especially bad. No need for me to spread it once I had tipped it out of the wheelbarrow. The hens did that for me.

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