After the rain. A mud splashed daffodil Officially spring arrived last week. The days are now longer than the nights.  Unofficially it is definitely here with the spring bulbs bursting into flower. The magnolia blossom on my neighbors tree looks particularly stunning at the moment. Although there is not much to show for it in… Read More

Pea Shoot Omelette

There is something special about a meal crafted totally from your own garden, even if it is just an omelette. Ingredients Eggs These were the first three eggs laid by my chickens.  Or should I say chicken as only one is currently laying. Pea shootsThese are the pea shoots I planted in my post At  last… Read More

The Chucks Are Here

On Saturday my chickens arrived.  Having spent several months looking at various chicken coops and reading everything I could find on keeping chickens. I finally ordered a coop from http://www.happychicks.co.uk/ Sarah at Happy Chicks was very helpful and gave great advice.  I ordered a town house and run. As I am new to chicken keeping… Read More