It’s a lovely late summer afternoon and you are strolling through your garden. While poking through the squash leaves looking for a fresh zucchini, you notice a couple little white spots on a few leaves. A couple days later, you return and notice even more leaves look like someone has sprinkled powdered sugar around. What […]
To celebrate her upcoming book release “The Natural Soap Making Book for Beginners”, Kelly has allowed me to share one of the great recipes from the book with you! I have been wanting to try a soap using fragrant cocoa butter so I was excited to choose her recipe for Cocoa Mint soap. I was […]
Rabbits are naturally curious and interested in exploring. Many rabbits enjoy solving simple puzzles (often with a treat in the end) while some love the simple act of destruction (like knocking down blocks or tearing up paper). One of the worst things you can do with these intelligent animals is to leave them bored and […]
The other day I was sitting in my yard, watching the hen Annabelle lead her four fluffy chicks into the woods. As I watched this first time mom and her quickly growing family, I thought about my own children. Hens have justly earned their reputation as excellent mothers, protective & loving. I realized there is […]
Summer time can be a difficult time to raise rabbits, especially fluffy Angora rabbits. Angora wool is 7 times warmer than sheep wool, so when the temperatures rise your fluffy little friend can get really uncomfortable quickly. If the temperatures exceed 85 degrees, rabbits can start to experience serious heat related distress and could even […]
Duck eggs are highly prized by bakers and gourmet chefs alike, but how are duck eggs different than your standard chicken egg?