This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. But Skippy always stood by me and was a great friend. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps and garden with me. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees and berry bushes, chickens and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

wild turkey with poults

wild turkey hen and poults

A fun sighting today. Skippy and I came across this wild turkey hen and a bunch of little babies just outside the community gardens. The poults look pretty small.



Blogger Jamie said...

so cute!

July 14, 2009 7:37 PM

Blogger Ellie Mae's Cottage said...

I've never seen a baby wild turkey before. I see flocks of adults birds near where I work in Franklin but never any hens and chicks. Thanks for sharing! -Jackie

July 14, 2009 11:49 PM

Anonymous Dawnie (CT) said...

Awwww! Gobble, gobble!

July 15, 2009 5:09 PM

Blogger Toni said...

Great photo! How awesome that you had your camera with you!

July 17, 2009 12:40 PM


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