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I spoke too soon. The chickens found my garden

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For a long time, my chickens didn’t realise there was some nice soft garden dirt to scratch in. I even wrote a post about how lucky I was. But then one of them looked up and found the garden in the tub.

And then the second one saw the first one up there and decided she would take a look as well.

And not to be out done, Hannah found the other barrel and she has it all to herself.

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15 thoughts on “I spoke too soon. The chickens found my garden

  1. Those chickens are defenitely turned out to be more intelligent than any of us readers expected 🙂 Keep us posted… We are enjoying it a lot !!!

  2. I know the situation – ha!

  3. Oh oh, that’s the end of any peace for your plants. Even if they don’t eat the leaves, they like digging in soft, well-watered soil. I surround my pot plants with chickenwire, it’s the only way to go. Good luck negotiating a truce with your girls!

  4. Cheeky chooks!

  5. I can hear Hannah the hen saying “Mwaa haa haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa” when you’re not around.

  6. they are so funny! mine eat all my herbs especially corriander! i just have bare stalks in my garden!

  7. Dang! That’s such a bummer.

    I have a small patch of garden on the far side of the yard that had some nice carrots getting started. They were looking great! The chickens never went that way. But a couple of days ago, I went to check my carrots and found a beautifully cleaned up, nicely turned patch of soil.

    Oh well,

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