By now I’m sure you’ve seen the chicken harness picture going around, but have you tried one yet? It’s not as hard as you think! It just takes a few steps and a few days and your chicken will be wearing her harness like a pro!
Once upon a time I read the most adorable book about a playful little bunny named Peter Cottontail. Peter loved to get into Mr McGregor’s garden and eat all the lovely veggies. Oh how I would love to have a fluffy little bunny visiting my garden….or so I thought. 30 odd years later, now that […]
Have you ever wondered exactly how much it costs to raise chickens? Not just a few chickens either, I’m talking a LOT of chickens. Like, say….80! Since I’m done doing my business taxes for the year I happen to have all these numbers handy. Some may surprise you, others may not. For example my bedding […]
My teenage son has weird hands! No one can figure out exactly why but every winter the skin gets very dry (only the backs) and actually start to crack and bleed! It’s been happening for about 7 years now. Calendula has marvelous skin healing properties and I’ve had him soak his hands in cooled Calendula […]
Sadly, all good things must come to an end and if you use the deep litter method eventually you just have to clean the chicken coop. Deep litter is awesome because it cuts coop cleaning down to a minimum. I just scrape poop boards when needed and add litter and Diatomaceous Earth once in awhile […]
I have never wanted to find a lady bug as much as I do right now! My miniature pepper plant has aphids. INSIDE the house! Ugh! While Aphids (and bugs in general) are kinda gross to have crawling about inside the house, what would be even worse is dousing the plant in insecticide where we […]