Barnevelders

2009 09 chooks06.jpgThree small Barnevelder hens have moved in!

They came from a local breeder of rare chickens, Heidi Allison in Meredith.

I was looking for some hens to give me eggs, be a "chook tractor", and provide me with straw and chook manure to help improve the Buninyong Garden's soil.

They will lay brown eggs (in a few mothhs!).

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Winter 2009
My tomatoes went in a bit late this year, and so they had not ripened when the first cold weather of Autumn arrrived.

Two things to do - either get them to ripen up, or find a good recipe for Green Tomato Pickle!

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