Last week I was busy cleaning up the garden before it gets too cold and wet. Good job too, as it started raining spot on the first of October today.ย  So I was glad I finally got around to burning my big pile of fruit tree branches, and everything else I had collected that was … Continue reading The Autumn Garden

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The Autumn Garden

Haws, The Hedgerow fruit

This weekend I decided to try my hand at making Hawthorn berry juice. Although I have had a hedge of Hawthorn for years now, it was the first time I actually ever tasted them. Raw they taste a bit like rosehips, which isn't a surprise, since they belong to the same family. Very dry and … Continue reading Haws, The Hedgerow fruit

๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ Three hens a-laying๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“

Today I found three eggs in the nest hut.. Yippee! Another hen is now laying! Two hens are producing light brown eggs. The first to lay produces more cream coloured eggs as you can see here.   I have been wanting to record the egg song, but have been at work when it happens.ย  Tomorrow … Continue reading ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ Three hens a-laying๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“