Today, for the first time in months I got my hands dirty in the garden again. We had planted some purple climbing beans and three of them had come up. One very strong, one intermediate and one a little behind the others, we planted out the stronger ones and It felt so good to be […]
That the urbanette’s farm will be reborn? It is very possible. There will be homegrown vegetables at least. No Chickens just yet, but the garden will definitely be happening — already is! Stay tuned.
With all of the wet weather we’ve had in the past two months, it was inevitable that we would end up with chickens suffering from some kind of illness. I was prepared for respiratory infections and or Coccidiosis which are the most common wet weather afflictions. Of course, my chickens being unique specimens, they had […]
This year my goals are as follows. Cut all four legged animal protein from my diet. Eat less chicken, fish/seafood than in previous years Eat more vegetable protein. Commit to taking better care of myself Commit to taking better care of the environment by recycling more, by keeping more waste onsite and upcycling, recycling or […]
Everyone who meets my beautiful Australorp Rooster, Chop-Chop comments on how big he is. Some people tend to find his size intimidating, but he is such a tame, gentle baby despite his size. I introduced him to my daughter, Hannah yesterday. The last time she saw him, Choppy and his hatch mates were only about 8 weeks old and […]
Well, things are finally settling down a little bit here after the Christmas break. We had a very quiet and relaxing Christmas here at the palace. On Christmas Eve, we decided to follow the Germanic tradition of having dinner and opening gifts. We spent the evening with Sandra’s mother and ordered Indian Take Away for […]
It is a rainy day today, so all the Hensington Hens are inside for the day. They’ve had some roasted pumpkin this morning though, so that helps to compensate them for being cooped up all day. They do love it and I have found some cheap pumpkin for sale locally again recently so they’re getting […]