Black gold. It’s essential in the garden. Most choose the bovine poo, but there are many options to choose from, each with their own unique benefits. The question is, are you managing your manure in a safe way? Are your foods still safe to eat? With scares on TV about foods being sold that were […]
When adding chickens to your established flock you will frequently hear people stressing the importance of quarantining the new birds. If you are anything like me, it’s easy to think of reasons why this isn’t important. The ever famous “it wont happen to me”. Guess what? Given enough chances (or even just the once) it […]
Today I am going to discuss a bird of a different feather. As mentioned in yesterday’s post, I was proposing the idea of quail to dear, wonderful husband and being the way I am, I’ve researched like a mad woman and drew out a sketch of my proposed quail pen. So why quail? . The […]
Homesteading can mean different things to different people. One school of thought is doing things the “old-fashioned” way and getting back to our roots. The other school of thought is living simply in a modern way. Many people’s viewpoint falls somewhere in the middle. No way is right or wrong. Today I’m going to highlight […]
Growing produce is very similar to baking a cake. Fresh, high-quality seeds are like fresh, high-quality ingredients. But much like a sub-par oven can ruin a cake, sub-par soil can ruin your crop quality and harvest quantity. Improve your soil and you will improve your growing experience. Test Your Soil, Add Missing Elements, Compost Find […]
These blue egg laying beauties can cause a lot of confusion. Many people wonder which breed they have. Even among breeders, there is confusion as to which classification their birds fall into. Today I’m going to give you a little insight into the differences and let you be the judge.