What We Have Been Doing, Part One, —- Thursday, April 22, 2021

We spent all day Monday…from 9:00 in the morning until 6:00 in the evening (after irrigation and before irrigation)

Moving dirt.

You see our canal water is so full of dirt that settling ponds have to be dug; allowed to have the water flow into the pond, and the dirt to settle out, then the pond is dug out in the Spring.

Not to waste the dirt, or let it blow away in the ever-present wind

We load and haul the dirt to different spots on our farm.  Putting the dirt back into the SOIL of the ground.

A long day sandwiched in between the other stuff.

Your friend on a western Colorado farm,

Linda

10 thoughts on “What We Have Been Doing, Part One, —- Thursday, April 22, 2021

  1. Wow ….what a huge job. I’m sorry you have to go to all that trouble. Do you do that every year? Blessings to you both as you work so hard on your farm. Hope you are able to have the stamina to get it all done. I’m tired just looking at your pictures and reading your commentary. May you get some good rest afterwards.

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