Fall Clean Up

Now that our vegetable CSA is over and summer has come to an end. It’s time for fall clean up. I don’t know about your fall clean up list, but ours seems to keep growing and I fear we will not get everything done on it.

FFR Red Maple_

Here’s what on it so far and there’s only a little over a month left of fall:

1. Plant 15 lbs of garlic.

2. Clean up garden beds.

3. Till.

4. General pick up of garbage, etc.

5. Go to a local organic berry farm to dig up asparagus crowns they are giving away so we can add to our own little patch.

6. We have a 1/4 acre that we have to weed because we allowed it to become a patch of tall overgrown ugliness. Our intention was to plant root crops there but we never got to it. Now it’s a project and a half no one wants to touch. :(

7. Clean out chicken coops.

8. Store unused coops for winter.

LoonyAcres Mini Greenhouse 2

9. Possibly make one more small hoop house to grow veggies in over the winter.

10. Barn clean up. This will be ongoing as it was originally a mess when we started renting it in February.

11. Move Miss Moo to new pasture. This is an ongoing task.

Plus, whatever other projects we decide we need to accomplish….and this is just outside projects. Don’t even get me started on what needs to be done INside. Sigh.

So tell me, do you have a lot of fall clean up to do?

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9 comments

  1. Jenn says:

    Sounds like you have your work cut out! Thankfully you have many hands to help. ;)

  2. Marcie W. says:

    Farm living seems like hard work, but it also seems very rewarding. The photo of your leafy fall trees is beautiful!

  3. Wow, you have a significant amount of work to get done before the weather really turns!

  4. Nothing here but putting away Halloween decorations… lol. You have your work cut out for you!

  5. Kelsey Apley says:

    You got some work to be done and it is awesome!! You do a lot and that is fabulous!!!

  6. We got overwhelmed so we hired someone to do it…it was so tiring!

  7. Donna says:

    We have 2 acres and I know how much work it is, I couldn’t imagine an actual farm. :)

  8. courtney says:

    I can never see my hubby doing stuff like this – I keep telling him I want to have our own farm and he walks away from me lol

  9. Toni says:

    You’ve been busy!!

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