I know, I know. My three followers have been wondering where I’ve been. I have been around but I needed a big break from gardening. Still, I’ve been doing bits and bobs. And the garden goes on with you at any rate. Autumn is lovely in the garden. Surprising. Colourful.
Another winter and I’ve improved by four the number of things I can harvest out of the garden: lemons (a yield of ten fruits!), rhubarb, chervil and red mustard. I have some way to go before I conquer the winter harvest.
Well yes, it’s a vegetable. But it eats like fruit. Anyway, I was thrilled when after a long hot spring and summer, my rhubarb started showing signs of life in autumn.
When we got our four chooks last year I named this sweet Australorps Bowie:
Today we got three eggs for the first time, so I thought I’d celebrate by letting you know how we’re progressing with our chook system.
Yesterday we bought four chickens and brought them home. Two ISA Browns: