While chickens do make lovely pets, most people are lured into chicken keeping by the promise of delicious fresh eggs provided daily by their flock. When that doesn’t happen and you have to *gasp* buy eggs at the grocery store in disgrace it’s natural to start wondering what you are doing wrong! One of the […]
I recently had the pleasure to read Melissa Norris’ new book “Hand Made: The Modern Guide to Made from Scratch Living”. So much more than just a recipe book, Melissa really invites you into her life, sharing personal stories from her childhood and family life intertwined with some seriously delicious recipes, handmade gift ideas and […]
For as long as man has pondered the wonders of the universe, we have wondered which has come first…..the chicken or the egg. “Epic Eggs: The Poultry Enthusiast’s Complete and Essential Guide to the Most Perfect Food” will not answer that question. But it is definitely the most epic & complete guide to everything egg […]
What makes a chicken winter ready? What should you look for in cold hardy breeds? Check out my top 6 chicken breeds for cold climates and 2 breeds you should avoid!
Rabbits in the wild live in cozy burrows dug in soft earth, they lounge during the day in grassy fields or forest floors covered in leaves. This is the life that rabbit feet were designed for. Their claws were meant to dig into the ground to provide the traction to help them run, hop & […]
Thousands of years ago, comfrey was an important part of any herb garden. Today, modern gardeners and herbalists alike are rediscovering this easy to grow, easy to care for, multi purpose plant!