Sunday, June 18, 2006

Our Little Farm

Here is our little flock of Shetland sheep going out for a munch - that is dJango heading up the lead - isn't he a handsome little fellow?

I call this my color wheel - our flock has primarily a "moorit" or redish brown background - but we'll be getting a new ewe lamb from our friends Donna & Tom and she is white with black spots. She is actually the grandaughter of the first purebred shetland sheep that we owned.

Several of our sheep will be going to new homes around the first of July. I always hate it when we have to get rid of some of them - but we don't have very much land, and can only support about 6 - as you can see - we have way more than that right now. Don't they look peaceful? You ought to hear them at 5:30 in the morning!

John's garden is coming into full bloom- he spent the weekend planting more beautiful plants here and there - these nasturtiums come up on their own every year from seed.

I never know what he's going to bring home from work - last week he brought home this old burned out stump. Now it looks like it has been here for ever. It willl be real pretty next spring when the narcissus come up around it.

Hope you enjoyed your tour of our little farm - Sinda says "Make sure you plan to stay a while and have a nice glass of iced tea the next time, OK?"

1 comment:

Nancy K. said...

I would definitely say that your rams are good looking, your ewes look strong and your lambs are exceptional! ;-)

Do you take the flower pictures or does John? VERY pretty.

I'm glad you're doing so well.