A new beginning…again

It has been a long time since I have written anything on this blog. Rest assured, it does not mean I stopped gardening! Life just came in the way of expressing myself here. A lot has happened which I am now ready to share with all of you!!

Rats at the Villas – an update!

Back at the beginning of June I told you about a rat problem that had developed here at the Villas

Poultry + Food + Water = Rats

It’s a fact: Poultry + Food + Water = Rats. And as a keeper of hens, it’s something I need to deal with.

New Hens at the Villas!

Up until the other day our flock that at its peak reached a grand total of fifteen chickens a few years ago had diminished to an all time low of only three old girls living out their retirement here at the Villas.

How to Make Rhubarb (and ginger) Cordial

We’ve had a great crop of rhubarb this year and I was wondering how best to use it…

Chicken Feasting on Artichoke Leaves; Wordless Wednesday