Truth be told, the whole winter gardening thing didn’t really go anywhere for us this year. There are so many reasons why this didn’t happen, which I will detail in a future post, but for now I would like to note our one small success: spinach.
It’s barely early June here and we already have about a dozen spinach plants which have gone to seed as they’ve been producing lovely leaves for us for many weeks since kicking into action late in the winter (after a fall planting in our greenhouse). Today was the day I pulled them out of the ground, and our little flock of Americaunas could not have been happier.
I realize that I haven’t shared a lot of pictures of our chickens, who are rather pretty.
The roosters crack me up with their incessant posturing, and they are rather handsome these Americaunas. So I had to laugh when I caught this fellow from this angle.
He knew he was under scrutiny and immediately swung round to express his displeasure.
And then, there is Esme, the nurturing mother of this now fully grown flock.