Sunday, May 25, 2014

Son's Eagle Scout Project

My younger son recently completed his Eagle Scout Project. He wanted to build raised, wheel-chair accessible garden beds for the residents of a local nursing home facility. 

 existing ground beds were repaired. 

 existing ground beds were repaired. 


two new wheelchair accessible  beds were built. 

 old raised beds were provided with drainage holes and protective cloth was put down to help preserve wood...


old raised beds were provided with drainage holes and protective cloth was put down to help preserve wood...

old raised beds were provided with drainage holes and protective cloth was put down to help preserve wood...

old raised beds were provided with drainage holes and protective cloth was put down to help preserve wood...

Old Hutch Makeover!!

 before...

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 during...

 during...

 

 finishing touches...

after...

 

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Final chickie update!!

We incubated and hatched a total of 8 chicks from our eggs. 
We started with 14 eggs in the incubator. A 58% first time hatch rate is not too bad!!