Sunday, 14 September 2008

a holiday for hens.....



This blog doesn't get many complaints, but I had one recently. Sue said 'Not enough pictures of hens'. That stung I can tell you!

So here they are, on holiday for the day on the allotment. The asparagus is at its fullest now and I wanted the hens to scratch about underneath to pick up grubs and eggs of asparagus beetle.
After the first frost, the asparagus tops will be taken away and burnt as a further attempt to stop asparagus beetle taking hold.

Well done girls!

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