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For the first time maybe ever, there was no Easter egg dye purchased in our family. Instead, between our various collections of hens (mine, YC’s, and my parents’), we have eggs in every shade (except pink… the pink egg layer passed away sometime last year). But we have palest blue (almost white), varying shades of… Continue reading Happy Easter!
I haven’t posted in a few weeks, and my summer posting has been a little sporadic. I’ve been a bit disheartened garden-wise, after the untimely deaths of GH&E and the temporary demise of my garden (picture a scene from The Secret Garden, before Mary Lennox and Dickon rescue the garden). But I’m slowly salvaging it,… Continue reading Little “Beau” Cheeps (New Baby Chicks!)
We’ve been getting lots of rain here lately (the flash flood kind) which is bad for the house but good for the garden. The mint is going crazy, the roses are blooming like nuts, and the veggies are just starting to fruit. Two peppers (a serrano and a jalapeno) were the first to come off… Continue reading Bountiful garden
When you get a few fresh eggs laid in your back yard every day, sometimes they can add up pretty quickly. Before you know it, you have two or three dozen eggs cluttering your fridge. Such was the case the past two weeks. Every time we opened the fridge to get something out, we’d gingerly… Continue reading Little Farm Vegetarian Quiche
Well, after nearly two weeks without an egg (at least, I’m pretty sure it’s been Eloise laying all those other eggs), Georgina Henrietta is back to laying. Today was such a beautiful day, so after I finished a bit of puttering around in the garden – noted the new yellow blossoms on the spaghetti squash… Continue reading Georgina Henrietta is laying again!
This morning, we discovered Lucille’s first egg in her little pen at my parents’ house. But to understand the true specialness of Lucille’s first egg, we go back a few months to January. Lucille, a sweet little Buff Orpington (like my GH) came to live at my parents’ house as a baby chick with another… Continue reading Lucille lays an egg (an Easter miracle)