Haybale Art - When farmers get bored, fun hay bale sculptures result!

This month's notes: August 2014: Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries tomatoes, corn and most vegetables are being picked in most places; strawberries are finishing or done; Peaches are in and early apples have started. Find a local blueberry festival and blueberry picking tips here. See how easy it is to make strawberry jam or strawberry-rhubarb jam! Make your own homemade strawberry ice cream including low fat, low sugar and other flavors))  Have fun, eat healthier and better tasting, and save money by picking your own locally grown fruit and vegetables, and then using our easy canning and freezing directions!

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When farmers with extra hay bales get bored, watch out! Funny and risqué farm art results.  We've all seen the standard hay bale maze (below), but scroll down this page for some funny, elaborate and impressive haybale displays!

I wish I knew where these cam from so I could credit the creators!  If you have a photo like this to share, email it to me!

Hayabale maze Hay bale rocket

Hay bale windmillHay bale stonehenge

Hay bale ferris wheel

Hay bale fortHay bale fort 2

 

Hay bale dinosaurHay bale couple

Hay bale coupleHay bale people

Hay bale pigHay bale foxHay bale rabbitHay bale spider

Hay bale pumpkinsHay bale pumpkinsHay bale pumpkinsHay bale working

Hay bale bird

 

Haybale art - teddy bear

 

 



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