Spring has sprung, here at our house. Geraldine the tortoise is fully awake and chases you down to see if you are doing Something Interesting, the chickens are in full cackling crazed-egg-laying mode, and the flowers are doing their thing...
it's like a game of 'Which Does Not Belong?' The hens sometimes
produce these tiny eggs in the Spring when their egg laying apparatus is
The crocus plants by the front door
The white nectarine tree is just beginning to bloom, fruit in July!
criminy, it's time to harvest the blood oranges! The tree is
threatening to just keel over. I was a bad gardener and failed to thin
the thing out the second time around, so we have a ton of oranges to
pick tomorrow. It's beginning to make flowers, so now is the time. Ace
the bunny has been standing up on her hind legs to nibble away the
leaves she can reach.
what they look like when cut, hence the name Blood Orange. They taste
marvelous, like a cross between an orange and a raspberry. We picked
three of them tonight to taste test them, from different areas on the
tree--they're ready! We'll be gifting everyone who stands still long
enough with blood oranges and eggs...