As I write, the temperature outside sits at -13. Not conducive to thoughts of vegetables in the garden, young chicks running around and bees buzzing about.
However, I find myself forced to think of all these things today.
Plot planning and seed orders need to be done this week. Herb seeds need to be potted and under lights by the weekend.
Should we try to hatch our own replacement layers and meat birds this year? The debate rages on. Aside from equipment cost (incubator, brooder set-up= $250), it would be much cheaper in the long run to hatch our own.