Photos from the Homestead
I walk around the house a lot taking photographs. Yes, I am that person. If you are withing range of my lens chances are you don’t have to worry though. I prefer taking pictures of chickens, flowers, bugs and stuff like that. Here is what I have to share today….let me know what you think.
I never thought about photographing eggs until we started raising backyard chickens. Now I take photographs of the eggs my girls lay almost weekly, but I am not alone. I noticed most people who raise chickens do the same thing.
This little guy was on the back door a few weeks ago “walking” around. He left quite the trail on our door and I was really amazed at how fast he seemed to be traveling.
This is a rare photo because for whatever reason this little girl has gone broody and she almost never leaves the nesting boxes. I really need to break her but I just haven’t had the time. It’s my project for this weekend. Any advice?
Tulips are my favorite flower so hubby surprised me one day with these Siam Tulips. They are so beautiful and add a bit of color to our otherwise heavily shaded front yard.
Again with the eggs! This is a peek into their nesting box. The two dirty looking white eggs are made of clay. The girls lay wherever we move them or if they don’t like the spot they will move the fake eggs somewhere else that they like better.
In our county they give out trees. Seriously. Last year you could bring your Christmas Tree to them after the holidays and in exchange you got your choice between a Crepe Myrtle or something else. Here is the Crepe Myrtle in our backyard that flowered the most brilliant pink.
This was our first year to plant Sunflowers and they came up beautifully. We had five or six beauties that were over 7 feet tall and this is part of our harvest soaking for the night. After they soaked for 24 hours they were put in the sun on the picnic table to dry out in the hot Florida sun then used to supplement the snacks for our girls (chickens).
We found this girl on our front porch. She apparently made a web overnight due to the great location for attracting insects (not far from the front porch light). We decided to let her live there since Halloween is right around the corner and she is an awesome decoration! She is a banana spider or golden orb spider depending on your preference.
Well, that is a glance into the homestead for you…which was your favorite image?