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Topic by XploreOrganics posted 05-26-2008 04:01 AM 3026 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1393 posts in 3753 days
hardiness zone 5b

05-26-2008 04:01 AM

Here is a little project my DH posted on LJ. It is based on a design for a chicken tractor but it helps our little old garden gnome get around a little better, keeps her safe and still allows her enjoy time in the garden with us.

A leash does not work well for a blind dog as she would end up getting tangled so the tractor was our solution.

I still haven’t had a chance to upload the pics of the work we have been doing in the garden but I will soon.

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Fufer has had an exciting life. We lost her several years ago for 1 week near our home. An Animal Communicator from the UK helped us find her. It was one heck of a week. Here is her story.

-- Xploreorganics, 5b Canada, LFD 06-20

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7374 posts in 3654 days
hardiness zone 5a

05-26-2008 09:01 AM

Nice story XO. Doggie tractor is a really neat idea.Little Fufer is sure lucky to have you.

-- Bon,Hastings, 5a....Always room for one more

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5389 posts in 3752 days
hardiness zone 9

05-26-2008 11:03 AM

Animals become such a part of your family; and there is just nothing you wouldn’t do for them. Fufer is truly a very special and much loved animal!!

-- "A beautiful garden is a work of heart" --

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1824 posts in 3674 days
hardiness zone 5a

05-26-2008 02:52 PM

Love the tractor!
And the story is very emotional! And so well written (as usual)!!

-- Eklectic, Follow my Bliss, South East Ontario 5a

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14694 posts in 3874 days
hardiness zone 5b

05-27-2008 05:08 AM

what a great idea/project for a special family member

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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1591 posts in 3591 days
hardiness zone 5

05-27-2008 05:44 AM

Not a bad idea for a toddler, either!

-- the day you quit learning is the day you quit living.

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1393 posts in 3753 days
hardiness zone 5b

05-27-2008 11:40 AM

Flyscreen and canvas would perhaps work for a kiddie tractor LOL….I would think chicken wire coul;d do some harm to tiny hands. Thanks all for the comments.

-- Xploreorganics, 5b Canada, LFD 06-20

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5121 posts in 3504 days
hardiness zone 5a

08-20-2008 03:58 PM

Neat idea.

-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown

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