Resuming Old Habits

Resuming Old Habits

I am happy to announce that Mr. Blackbird has resumed visiting my balcony on a daily basis. I guess he’s pretty content he gets his favorite food here – grapes and raisins. Today he spent some hours in composing mode – very softly (with closed beak)...
The Blackbirds Are Back!

The Blackbirds Are Back!

I am sooo relieved! The Blackbirds are back! After inspecting my appartement in early August they had disappeared. Went for a summer holiday, I don’t know. Mr. Blackbird was gone, the Mrs. dropped by once or twice a few days after he had disappeared, and the...
Rich Harvest

Rich Harvest

Today’s harvest from my balcony! I got some huge German Gold tomatos, lots of cherry tomaos, a cucumber, an eggplant, some sweet peppers, and an apple. I could have picked more apples, but I think they’re fine on the tree. 🙂 I’ll pick some leafy...
The Blackbirds Go Real Estate Shopping

The Blackbirds Go Real Estate Shopping

You won’t believe what I just found when I went into the kitchen to get more cold tomato soup and some juice! MR. BLACKBIRD STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROOM! I mean, I had told him yesterday that he’s welcome to come inside when it’s so hot out...
Tomato Harvest

Tomato Harvest

Today’s tomato harvest! 652 grams, 8 different varieties, most of them cherry tomatos. The two bigger varieties in the bottom row are Purple Russian and Golden Queen tomatos.
Mr. Blackbird Found A New Mrs.

Mr. Blackbird Found A New Mrs.

Mr. Blackbird has found a new Mrs.! For about a week now she’s been coming over to check out the terrain, and eat some apple, raisins, and nuts. Sometimes they’d both been here together. She’s a bit camera shy, I had to take this one leaning out of...