Foraging for food is super satisfying, but for these 5 foods you do not have to travel far to find them. In fact you can probably forage from your backyard for this list. It might surprise you that you can eat them, but you can, and they are delicious!
Cooking in the wood stove is a bit different to an electric or gas oven, but it isn’t as tricky as some might have you believe. Modern wood cookers are very easy to get hot, and very efficient with their fuel. Here are 8 useful tips for ensuring you have success when you cook with […]
There is a growing movement of people choosing to raise their rabbits in a colony setting. A rabbit colony is simply group housing for rabbits. You may keep lots of rabbits together in one house, or choose to just keep them in bonded pairs or small groups. Raising Meat Rabbits in a Colony is growing […]
I am trying to get back to the old medicine. The way things were before doctors got big bonuses and freebies from big pharma. Herbal medicine, food as medicine, healthy lifestyle and natural remedies. I am just beginning on this journey but I have made a start in basic herbal remedies. Medicinal herbs are essentials […]
Choosing the right egg laying chicken breeds for your backyard is an overwhelming task. There are literally hundreds of chicken breeds available and they all lay eggs. When you are looking for a hen that lays lots of eggs, you need a layer breed rather than a meat or dual purpose breed.
There is a lot of discussion around breeds and how to choose a chicken breed for your backyard. Here I have listed my top 3 dual purpose chicken breeds, in no particular order. To get on to my top 3 chicken breed list, the breeds must be all three of the following: Dual purpose Easily […]