Pollinator Garden

Since last year, we have been converting our old vegetable garden spot into a Pollinator/Cottage garden. We added a water garden and built a patio to sit and enjoy the view. The garden has a mix of native and non-native plants and herbs that attract and feed pollinators such as butterflies, moths, bees, wasps, flies, …

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Spring 2023

Spring has finally arrived here in the Shire… for real this time! Sadly, our bees did not survive the winter, but we will try again. There are a couple dozen Dominique eggs in the incubator, and the Rollers are setting eggs as well. I started 20 cuttings from our elderberry bushes, and all but 6 …

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2021 Spring Update

Spring has arrived, and so have the babies! We had a small hatch of Dominique chickens, and should have a few well started young cockerels and pullets available for sale. We sadly lost both our bee colonies over the winter. On the bright side, the hives were well stocked with honey. We already harvested about …

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