Author Archives: Carol

Making improvements in the garden

I know I have said this quite often recently but the pulmonaria has taken over our garden so we are buying new plants then digging a clump out and replacing  it with the new plants. This is the girls’ view … Continue reading

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Our different sized eggs

I thought about Sophie’s comment that she doesn’t know which girls lay which eggs like I do and I thought I would demonstrate how different our girls eggs are. I know that if I get more seramas, and I would … Continue reading

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The girls are looking great

After the problems over the winter it is great to see all the girls looking really good and they are all laying now except Cinnamon who had a broody day recently so will take a break. Freckles only took a … Continue reading

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It feels like summer

After the harshest winter for many years we have now had record high temperatures for April. It has felt like summer this week. The garden is bursting with flower. These tulips have been like this for ages just waiting to open. … Continue reading

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As one girl starts laying another girl stops

Dandelion has now laid three eggs and has laid them every other day which is pretty good going. The first one was the soft shelled egg but the next two have had good shells so I am optimistic that she … Continue reading

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Primula denticulata

I love these primroses and we have planted them a few times in the garden and have had them disappear. I thought we had lost them all and then we spotted this one appearing through the spring flowers. It is … Continue reading

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Dandelion lays an egg with a good shell

I was really, pleasantly, surprised today to find that Dandelion had laid an egg with a good shell. By a process of elimination it must be her egg. Cinnamon has laid two days running, yesterday and the day before, and … Continue reading

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The veg plot is planted

Today we got the veg plot planted. It looks a bit pathetic at the moment but I will take a comparison photo when it has got going. We have early potatoes and main crop potatoes. We have runner beans and … Continue reading

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Dandelion’s first egg of the year at last

When I opened the chicken shed this morning to poop pick I found Dandelion’s first egg of the year. It was between her roost spot and the pop hole as if she had just dropped it on her way out … Continue reading

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We seem to have skipped spring and gone straight to summer

This winter and spring the weather has been absolutely awful and then yesterday out of the blue we had an amazing sunny day. Speckles egg is on the left, Emerald’s egg is in the middle and Freckles egg is on the … Continue reading

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