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Bloomington, IN, US
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Gearing up for spring

Project: Green Road Permaculture

Posted by Rhonda Baird over 10 years ago

Rabbits are reproducing--or not--plantings are coming--and the greenhouse needs new cover

Last year saw the first breeding year for our rabbits. We were pretty happy with the mothers after their inexperience with their first litters led to losses. During the summer months a lot of food for an increasing number of rabbits came from the garden and kitchen scraps. The second and third sets of litters were very healthy and we harvested our first rabbits in early fall. In order to ease our first spring litters, we've set our first spring litter to be due five days ago. The angora rabbit is running late, but the lop is probably not expecting. So, we bred on an off schedule and now expect a second litter around the first of March.

Yesterday, with a surge in warm weather, we saw the perennial herbs coming up. We were so excited for the GREEN!

And, the last ice storm finished off the already failing cover from our "free greenhouse." New (and better) cover has arrived and is on the docket for installation after homeschooling lessons this morning.

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