I've pulled out the tomato, eggplant, okra and bell peppers from summer and the raised beds are empty. Well, sort of. Right now, this is happening:
Apparently, I'm sprouting dogs. And yes, those are some pink plastic flamingos in the background because I'm cheeky like that.
I'm going to plant some cool weather crops this weekend, but I'm afraid I've waited a little too late. I've had a summer garden the last two years, but this will be my first attempt at a fall garden so there's definitely a learning curve. We'll see how it goes. But obviously I can't have spinach and lettuce sharing space with those two up there (or being munched on by the rabbits that wander by), so this will also be happening:
We've had some wonderful rain the past few days, but unfortunately, the Silkie girls don't fair so well when it's wet. See how tiny she is? This is Eloise, and she's full-grown. She may be small, but she has a BIG voice. And this is her rocker chick look from this morning:
Tallulah, my other Silkie was already in the nesting box when I opened the coop up for the girls at dawn. She left me an early morning gift. She lays very pretty, off-white but very pointy eggs.
And this guy helped supervise the collection process: