Tag: alpacas

Don’t Panic

Though I start every new garden project with the same sense of enthusiasm, each one seems to end up with a different theme, depending on how it progresses. I still think of the big border out front as the “I’m Going to Die Border”…

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Guest Posting, with Bonus Alpacas

Two bits of Hayefield news today. First, I’m guest-blogging over at At Home in the Garden; if you have a few minutes, come check it out. And second, Daniel and Duncan finally have their own page here, at About the Alpacas. They figure that…

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Hayefield Happenings

Text and photos ©Nancy J. Ondra Wow, I can’t believe how fast the weeks are passing. So much for the days of blogging every day or two! Besides the usual busy-ness of this time of year in my own garden, I’ve been working every…

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Shearing Madness

With temperatures in the 70s and 80s in southeastern Pennsylvania this week, gardening has to take second place to a more critical spring ritual here at Hayefield: freeing “the boys” from their year’s worth of heavy fleece so they don’t pass out from the…

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Are Alpacas the Answer?

Text and photo ©Nancy J. Ondra “What made you decide to get alpacas?”, people ask me. Well, the fleece has some value, if you can find someone who wants it, and they’re fun to watch and hang around with. Plus, the endless supply of…

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