Monday, June 15, 2015

A Giant New Visitor

The boys spotted a Yellow Tailed Black Cockatoo in our front yard
feasting away on a seed, so low to the ground you could touch it.
A giant bird, quite a noisy fellow, but very welcome.
Perhaps he was checking the boys out
(they can be noisy also)

New Ladies

 Say Hi to Francesca (Black and white Ancona) and Camille (Sussex Buff).
They are being introduced slowly to the very confident three existing chickens
and they are young and shy but very clever, they found their way over a chicken fence
into their spot in the coop for sleeping on the second night!
We are making them a playground of sorts, 
with new chicken seedlings in the garden,
a compost/scratch bathtub and
a swing, which needs adjusting for them to sit comfortably on.
A few more days of separation and then let the war begin!
Battle of the breeds!
(no we definitely hope not)

Winter in the Garden

Sweet Potatoes, zucchini, fragrant ginger and Turmeric.
A sunflower just popped up next to the rose bush.
 New seedlings.
Recycled tree bench seat
 To ponder and ...