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If you’re visiting the the Funny Farm’s website at RoundRockFunnyFarm.blogspot.com you’ll notice a bold, new look. Some colors were adjusted, content added and a new layout was built for the farm blog. A few more changes are in order, but things should be looking good enough now for the world to see.

There has been a lot changing on the farm as well. The pumpkins have been growing like crazy in the cooler, sunny weather. More cherry tomatoes are growing and being harvested everyday. Bees have been extremely active in the mid-day keeping everything pollinated. We sure appreciate their help!

The next posting will have pictures of the new chicken pen. It’s nearing completion with only 1 section of fence left to finish. They’ll be happier in their new 8×12 pen. It will have a small coop, a hanging feeder and a new float watering system. All of these changes should make things a lot easier for us.

The mixed up patch.
A growing pumpkin!
Strawberries still growing.
Bees snacking on a pumpkin flower.
The artichoke sprouts.
Cherry tomatoes!

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Daily Farm Pic 09.20.09 am
Daily Farm Pic 09.20.09 pm
The corn patch.
The honeydews are growing quite nicely!

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Daily Farm Pic 09.08.09

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The butternut squash vines are nearing 5ft already. Pumpkins have made a lot of flowers but aren’t showing signs of fruit yet. The beans are climbing the trellises and the peas will be right behind them.
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Daily Farm Pic 09.01.09 pm
Pumpkin Flowers!

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Oh, the weather has been great this week! Plenty of clouds to keep the heat to a minimum and our highs are in the low 90s! All of our heat stricken plants have begun to perk up. Our fall garden is going to be awesome!
Daily Farm Pic 08.31.09
Butternut squash.
Bell Peppers are rockin’!
Honeydew Melon flowers.
Butternut squashes.