Gardening requires more that just taking care of plants once they are in the ground. To garden well and have a productive crop, you must also take care of the soil. I’ve listed three things that you can do in the fall that will prepare your garden for the spring planting.
There are many threats to your chicken flock. Providing your chickens with a coop will help to ensure their safety from many types of predators or conditions. Keeping them safe is a struggle that many farmers have. I’ve had chickens for many years and seen first hand the threats that chickens can face. Want to […]
Pigs produce up to 10 pounds of manure each day. That’s so much pig manure. Every. Single. Day. This means that pig manure adds up fast. What should you do with all of that pig manure? If you have pigs, you need to make sure that your are managing that manure properly. Read on to […]
One thing that most people think of when you think about fall and gardening is pumpkins! Even though pumpkins are thought of as a fall crop, they aren’t. Pumpkins are actually planted in the spring and are harvested in the fall. Caring for pumpkins is different than some other crops. Yes, pumpkins are a winter […]
Sad to see your summer garden go? Did you know that you can keep your garden going long after your summer plants have died out? Planting a fall garden is an excellent way to explore new crop varieties and keep your garden going. If you are winding down your summer garden, consider planting fall vegetables […]
Do you have a rooster with large spurs? I’ve been asked about rooster spurs and if they are something that can be trimmed. Did you know that you can trim them or eliminate them completely? Rooster spurs are a natural thing on a rooster, and even some types of exotic hens. When you look at […]