Thistle plants have a flower head with spikes, and leaves that are adorned with tiny thorns that stick in your jeans when you walk through a thistle patch.
I have a love hate relationship with the Prickly Beauties.
The sheep seem to be attracted to the milky stems. I've seen the ewes attempt to eat the flowers. Cows will eat them too.
At just a couple days old they can sure get around. Amazing little gaffers really. I don't think I ever do lambing time justice in the...
I gave myself a small mission for the trip to Nova Scotia - to visit with a flock of sheep and their guardians as I have done in Montana...
There is new guardian dog at the neighbours, just up the road from here. After getting permission to be there I took a drive to see if I co...