What's in your backyard?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Kschwartz, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Kschwartz

    Kschwartz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just felt like making an interesting thread. So guys, what do you have in your backyard? Gardens, barns, big trees or something really cool (c'mon, beside your coops [​IMG])? I'd like to see (or hear a possible story behind it) anything cool you guys have in your yards.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    A BIG coop with a duck pond and chicken house, a horse corral with an extension for the goats and dirt. Goats are effective weeders.
     
  3. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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    A HUGE garden, a dog kennel with 3 Appleyard ducks, 2 Mallards, 2 unknown ducks, and 4 Silkies, and 5 Orpingtons. Also, a trampoline pen with 2 Emu chicks, and a dog yard with 3 Golden Retrievers, and a washline. [​IMG]
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:OMG I cannot possibly list all our breeds. Lets just say there are 48 or 49 chickens and 12 ducks, 2 dogs and 2 goats out there. Once in awhile I let Micro out to play with the big boys.....
     
  5. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
    trees, deer, turkeys, coupla sheds, some tarps covering old tractors, my 1 year olds john deere gator, about 400' of hose, various irrigation attachments and a lot of dripline.
     
  6. deeps

    deeps Out Of The Brooder

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    Three vegetable gardens(cucumber, eggplant, asparagus, peppers, tomatoes, tamatillos, corn, squash, zucchini, beats, onions, garlic, and radishes), a ton of black walnut trees, some apple trees, peach trees, nectarine trees, apricot trees, plum trees, a berry garden(strawberry, blueberry, red raspberry, white raspberry, blackberry, and in the summer watermelon). Two chicken pens, one duck pen, three sheds...

    and the interesting part. I got a streetlight(similar to this one http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl...&ndsp=31&ved=1t:429,r:16,s:0&biw=1366&bih=576 except the bulb area is not round, I'll try to get pictures tomorrow) and installed it in my yard at the end of the driveway. It lights up an acre like its the middle of the day
     
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  7. Kschwartz

    Kschwartz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my backyard I have 2 sheds, my deck, a swing chair, a few trailers , 2 fire pits, a ton of huge mature maples and pines, and a vegetable garden (peas, beans, carrots, radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, potatoes, and something I'm forgetting, haha). Also, soon to be a duck pen for my new Rouens I got Friday [​IMG]
     
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  8. motoclown

    motoclown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A motorcycle track.
     
  9. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

    Apr 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
    A chicken coop & run, a shed, a lot of bird feeders, bird houses, a copper birdbath, an antique wagon (decoration), lots of wild flowers & perennials, and lots and lots of trees in every direction!! I'm completely surrounded by woods. Oh, and lots of rock walls too, all the way around my property and on my property, some of them very high on each side of the stone step path. I was told by my neighbor that the original owner who built this house many years ago brought all of those rocks down himself, using an upside down car hood with a chain. Dug them up, and dragged them down the mountain, using the car hood like a sled, stacking them over many years. They said shortly after he completed it he died. And now I just love those rock walls; home to bunnies and chipmunks. [​IMG]
     
  10. teeville5

    teeville5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
    Michigan
    Other than the usual things like the dog's fenced area and the pig pen, we have a really old barn that's falling apart, lots of scrub trees, deer, and really tall weeds. Lots and lots of really tall weeds. [​IMG]
     

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