These two lavender ladies are called Cinders and Charcoal and they are perched on top of the gate to get to the weeds that make a tasty snack for them. It is hilarious to see them squabble to get near to the end of the gate.
The geese (Sid and Gussie) like to patrol the area an keep the chickens in check. The chickens depart swiftly but they do return as soon as they have passed!
Home sweet Home is an idea of Barbaramama, you can find a list with all participants on her blog!