Visitor in the garden....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by kbarrett, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    My garden is almost done, everything is planted and I'm trying something new this year by putting newspaper & mushroom soil between the rows. I finished that last night and my garden is beautiful if a little fragrant [​IMG] This morning my mother came over to see it and asked what's that while pointing to a pile. I walked over to discover a fresh cow pie! Upon further inspection we discovered tracks and 2 more piles [​IMG] Cows are certainly not uncommon around here, I live in the country but the closest dairy farm is almost a mile away and I just can't picture one walking up the road [​IMG]
    Thankfully I only lost a few stalks of corn and a couple of string bean plants. For as many tracks are in there I'm very lucky that's all that was damaged.
  2. countryatheart

    countryatheart In the Brooder

    May 3, 2008
    Victoria, TX
    [​IMG] I live in a neighborhood on the edge of town. Behind my house is an area of scrub brush--weesatch, rosehedge with a few decent trees. We put a gate in our back fence to be able to retrieve children's toys. The gate has been left unlatched and we have had cows and horses get into our yard! We also had baby raccoons in our small oak tree! The front yard looks like "town", but the backyard looks like "country". I love that. Unfortunately, the back pasture is being cleared-probably for a new neighborhood!
  3. kbarrett

    kbarrett Songster

    Nov 12, 2007
    We have alot of new neighborhoods around here too. While it is still very rural I can't believe the difference from when I was a child.
  4. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Songster

    May 11, 2008
    San Diego
    Wow, check the woods for a renagade cow! LOL, what will you find on day 2? More donations?
  5. jnjross

    jnjross Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    that happened to us two days after we planted a roaming herd walked right threw stomping only three plants [​IMG] but they left their "gifts" at my steps [​IMG]

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