Here I do a show and tell on one Australia’s most popular bush tucker plants The Fingerlime. Continue reading Fingerlime
How to create that perfect herb planter and why mint should be on it’s own.
Continue reading The Perfect Herb Planter
Having a look what alternatives there are in the world of edible greens to grow in the subtropics throughout the warmer months of year. Continue reading Subtropical Edible Greens
How to set up a traditional worm farm and a few tips and tricks to successful worm keeping. Continue reading Worm Farm
Our Buff Sussex hen Bea. I love all the Sussex, they come in a variety of colours and have wonderful personalities and are reasonable layers too.
Saffron our Speckled Sussex is one the most spectacular plumage wise in the group.
Our lavender Araucana hen Stella is favourite of mine to take out for chook keeping workshops and talks.
Bottoms up at the water bucket!
One of our lavender coloured Araucana hens clearing the vegetable garden of the season past it edible crops.
Blue/Araucana, Khaki/Araucana X, Cream/Sussex
This is Betty a white Araucana hen cross, she lays the most beautiful olive green eggs.
The team out in the garden. I find they do a lot less damage compared with other breeds due to the smaller size, five toes and feathered feet.
Belgians are a great bantam breed for the smaller backyard.
This is Betty’s sister Tiger, another Araucana cross.
White Silkie hen ‘Princess’ is one of the most loved by all children who meet her.
Dot and myself having a cuddle. She is the most passive and friendly chook we have at the ripe old age of nearly 10.
This is the late Araucana rooster Caspian, he was one of the most wonderful natured roosters I have ever had the pleasure of owning.
Bea free ranging.
Snowball our Coronation Sussex cruising the backyard with fellow Sussex Saffron.
This is Flash our Araucana rooster cross having fun picking the last of the kale.
Flash our Araucana cross rooster – close up
Rusty the Buff Silkie Rooster
This is Dot our oldest chook in the flock at the ripe old age of nearly 9-10 yrs.
Silver laced Wyandotte are a real show stopper in the backyard with their stunning plumage.
Gardening for the Good Life!