The chicks have finished hatching and, as I expected, 8 out of the 9 hatched. The first one was a little fasty. It pipped at the wrong end of the the egg but made it out by itself towards the end of Day 20. Most of the chicks hatched later on Day 21 or on … More In Which The Little Fluffballs Arrive
I said I wasn’t going to grow potatoes this season because I didn’t have the space or inclination , but then I read one of those articles about the most pesticide-laden fruits and vegetables and potatoes are one of them… So, I bought just a small bag of Agria seed potatoes; 5 to be precise, … More The Swathe of Spring Seeds & Seedlings
At the moment, the atmosphere on the homestead is LETS DO ALL THE THINGS. Spring is here! It seems like progress is slow, but I remind myself that’s it’s as much about the journey as the destination. There’s been a small child’s birthday to organise and many other social things, there’s been illness to deal … More Let’s do All The Things
Our garden is still a little bit sparse on the ‘pretties’, but I’m slowly getting more in. Here’s a colourful splash of some of our summer flowers.