August Assortment

This year’s youngsters are growing up…

A Robin from a late brood:
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and one a little older
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It is not being a good year for tomatoes
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they are coming in dribs and drabs rather than a deluge
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The Aubergines seem to be doing ok
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and outside, apples and pears
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are swelling nicely

The flowers on the Venus Flytrap have matured into full seed pods
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we are collecting these to germinate.

Cagney and her adopted brood are doing well
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and Jaunty, the young cockerel we have put in charge of the bottom flock, is relishing his position
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John, one of the female Aylesburys, has had a weak foot following an accident a long time ago. She seems to have been feeling it more recently and spends a lot of time sitting down
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Ian, her Muscovy beau, spends a lot time standing by her.

A Small Copper in the meadow today
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we think it is the first time we have seen one here.