Archive for October, 2008

Clearing space for an extra goat pasture

Our goats are pregnant, and they are due to produce their kids in the next few weeks. We live on 6 acres, and most of that land is overgrown so i decided it was time to clear some extra space so we can expand the goat pasture.

First thing I found was a machete embedded in one of the trees.

The undergrowth is pretty thick.

Trash everywhere.

… including this old Sharp radio.

Can you see the truck yet?

Here it is!

It’s going to take a little while before I can excavate the entire truck. For a start it is well ensconsed in the undergrowth. But also, it’s about 10 feet way from the intended pasture.

As I look around, I see that there seem to be wheels scattered as far as 100 feet from the truck. I doubt there’s anything usable in the truck anyway, but it looks like it has been dismantled and strewn around.

Over the last 4 years I have extracted numerous car jacks, tyres, wheels, chairs and countless other items of trash. But we have around 3 acres of overgrown land like that shown in the pictures above. Frankly, we are a little scared of what we might find…

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