I am not sure what I love the most about my Quince tree.. that it is loaded with brilliant fruit well into Fall, or the wonderful pineapple-like smell of the fruit! This tree is nine years old and never disappoints!
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With winter coming, it's time to make bee fondant (sugar candy) for the bees to consume while over-wintering. I found a couple of recipes on the Internet and combined them to come up with this one.
The Crop Circle garden is a garden set in a 28-foot circle in our driveway.
Getting ready to can the second batch of tomatoes this season, with lots more coming. Canning tomatoes is hot, tedious work, but, like I say...
Lately, we've had an overnight visitor. All the fires have driven the wildlife deeper into our neighborhoods and the animals are hungry!
Really kicking up the dirt here! The more dirtier, the more cleanerer! Showing those two onlookers how it's DONE!
One of the 'old ladies' has made herself a deep 'bowl' to bathe in, almost level with the ground!
Here is one of our 'babies', we have 3 age groups of chickens, 'old ladies', 'tweens', and 'babies', she was very curious about my camera!
In my full hive inspection today, I found a VERY healthy and happy hive. The two deeps and top honey super were very full of calm, hard working bees. Temperature was 72 degrees and overcast but the skies were bright.
Meet SPANKY, our new rooster! Though we didn't raise him, he is sixteen weeks old, about a week younger than many of our hens. He has 21 female companions now and already, here is very protective. We just love him already! :)