Apparently, my garlic doesn't know it's the dead of winter ... my elephant garlic is three to four inches tall ... sigh ... but it really IS winter and I'm getting tired of it. Today, the weather was nice and sunny in the Seattle area ...
If you have friends with gardens, chances are that you also have friends with chickens ... or you may have them yourself! Show them off on this website!
Share with other gardeners, and maintain photo galleries to share with your friends. Learn from others in habitat zones similar to your own.
Version 2.0 of this website was rolled out this morning. I added two hundred recipes (ported over from the old site) and registered users can now add their own recipes. You can also set recipes as private, so only you can see them, or public.
That Rooster was kind enough to stand still so I could take a good profile shot of him this morning. This gives a much clearer view of him than the pic I shot of him roosting in my walnut tree last night.
I thought that for my first post on FwG that the story of my mystery chicken would be a good place to start.
Here it is, the first snowfall of the season at the Coleman gardens in Port Orchard, Washington. It's about an inch deep and still snowing like crazy. I'm like a little schoolboy in the snow ... totally love it. :)
I wanted to do it last year, but wasn't ready. This year, I will make my first steps into beekeeping, following in the footsteps of a good friend, Paul. I have ordered my hive boxes and supplies and just need to find a good local apiary now.
The past two years, I have used Polar Triticale as a successful cover crop in the gardens. I was amused to see that this year, one has gone to seed. Reminds me of the wheat fields I used to play in as a kid ... :)
And here is Blackbeard, our scrawny Easter Egger undergoing a full molt. Boy, the girls sure do look awkward and scrawny at this stage!!!