Thank you to Carol Knight of Alpaca Knights for sharing this picture of your lovely Magnum daughter and her mom.
This Rose is called Lavaglut. It grows very tall.
When we first moved to our property in Fairhope, AL, we found a wonderful nursery in the area. At Taylor’s Roses you can find numerous varieties of roses. Mr. Taylor is very helpful and has been featured in Southern Living. When you visit his place, you learn a lot and get to meet his charming basset hound, Prudence. All of the roses pictured here came from Taylor’s. [Read more...]
I can’t count how many times a new alpaca breeder has seen this in her field and called me hysterical. “Fluffy is down in the pasture! She’s not moving! She looks dead! What do I do?” I usually ask a few questions to help determine the cause of Fluffy’s prostrate posture. “Is it sunny?” and most importantly, “Have you walked up on her? You know, to see if she’ll get up?” The new breeder always comes back to the phone to report that once she walked up to the alpaca, the alpaca stood up. What is with this behavior? She was sunbathing. Alpacas love to do this. [Read more...]