All the milk has been collected, and I'm about to tackle the strawberry patch again. Picking and weeding, and probably eating.
Herbie and I picked the first cherries this morning, and ate them standing under the tree. Not many, but our first "crop". Checked the blueberries, there are little green berries on 2 of them, the cherries on the sour cherry tree are ripening, although there is already some bird activity there so need to discourage that. Picked the garlic scapes to put into a pasta dish I'm planning on making with the dandelion leaves I picked this morning. Hope it turns out well.
Walked the garden with Herbie this morning. The beans, some squash, cucumbers, popcorn, sweetcorn, mustard are showing. Lost the one Roma tomato, but the other 3 are doing well, put the tomato cage (we only have 1) over the Kentucky Beefsteak tomato plant as those tomatoes should be large. Showed Herbie what the chickpea plants look like, as well as the lentils and hairy vetch. The sunflowers aren't up yet, but everything else in the grain garden seems to be germinating, including lots and lots of purslane. I recognise those little red leaves anywhere ! Bugger. Not sure how to tackle them, wish I could just scrape them off, but where there are broadcast seed this is not possible, but could do it between the rows.
Sargeant is feeling much better. Running around, wagging his tail. Still a little pipperig (Afrikaans word which means full of it), yelping if any animal comes too close, and thinking that he doesn't need to listen to me !
Wanda escaped the enclosure again. Wonder where Wanda wanders ?? Hopefully she came straight to the garage without eating the roses' leaves first ! Think she just wanted some lovings, misses her brother, although if I offered her the milk bottle she wouldn't turn away.
It's funny how I have alarm sheep. Everytime someone drives up the driveway, the sheep start baa-ing. Seems like all of them at the same time. Used to have dogs barking, but now have sheep. Pretty cool, huh ? But don't think I can hear them from the lower barn. Still need the dogs then.