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

This month's notes: January 2018: Strawberries have a very brief season; and the start in early April in the South, don't miss them: See your state's crop availability calendar for more specific dates of upcoming crops. And see our guide to local fruit and vegetable festivals, such as strawberry festivals and blueberry festivals. Organic farms are identified in green!  Also make your own ice cream - see How to make ice cream and ice cream making equipment and manuals. 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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