Time to plan…

It’s winter, but it’s not cold. Little green shoots are appearing – but they’re too early. Hellebores are emerging, the witch hazel is blooming and we even have a couple of snowdrops almost fully out in the front garden.  It’s SpringWinter – not cold enough to be properly winter but not light enough to be… Read More Time to plan…

Chickening out

I’m a bit feather-brained at the moment. We have three chickens – Minnie, Polly and Iona – they’re our first little flock and we’re extremely fond of them.  I have previously documented their arrival here and since we got them they seem to be quite happy in our back garden.  They’ve recently started laying again… Read More Chickening out

Catching up…

Well it seems it’s been a busy couple of weeks since I last wrote a post.  Thankfully, part of the reason for that has been some lovely weather – when the sun’s shining I’m not inclined to stay in the house and stare at a computer screen, I want to get outside and garden! Some… Read More Catching up…

Introducing…

Minnie (Minerva) Iona (or Iona McFart) and Big Boo (aka Polly, short for Pollos Hermanos) I realise that’s quite a heady mix of monikers but that’s what happens when you let your kids get involved in the naming process, while also wanting to have your own input! We’ve ended up with a selection inspired by… Read More Introducing…

They’re here! 

Just a quick one before bedtime – but I had to share today’s excitement…    Three hens, happily scratching away in their new home in our back garden!  I am super excited and also nervous about their first night – please let them still be there in the morning?!