Today, I tasted the first hot, sweet tomato of the summer, plucked right off the tomato bush. Weeks of waiting for a small, green tomato to redden in the sun were rewarded as the juices dripped down my hand and ran towards my elbow with the first bite. The smell of warm, wet tomato leaves… Continue reading Hot tomato
I have one laying and one (I think) not laying hen. GH has been laying since December, and has produced probably over fifty eggs since then. Eloise (we don’t think) has laid a single one. Hens are supposed to start laying anytime around weeks 18-22 (about 5 months), but this isn’t a hard and fast… Continue reading When will my pullet (hen) lay her first egg?