Backyard farmers have to deal with the elements, drought, and disease, the same as large farmers. But the biggest challenge backyard farmers face is one large farms don’t generally have to contend with – neighbors. When farming in the suburbs, you are lucky if you have half or maybe a full acre. Often you have […]
The internet is such an awesome resource – blogs, videos, professional resources, all at your finger tips to learn about any subject you want. I was recently introduced to an invaluable resource for gardeners, both new and seasoned. Rick Stone, the writer behind the popular gardening blog, OurStoneyAcres.com, has an awesome Online Gardening School! Rick […]
This is one of those questions that long time chicken keepers all have strong opinions on. Should you worm your chickens regularly or should you rely on dietary supplements to keep them healthy? In the end, it’s a question that every flock owner needs to answer for themselves based on their on their own personal […]
Want to give your ducks some healthy treats they will go crazy for? Check out my suggestions for top healthy duck treats!
Any rabbit owner can tell you these little fluff balls are full of personality and have a unique way of communicating among themselves and with the humans they love – you just have to know how to speak rabbit! These are some common rabbit forms of communication – if you pay attention you’ll “hear” your […]
So you are ready to start your first garden? Congratulations! There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own food! It can also be incredibly difficult and frustrating, especially when you are first starting out. Check out these 7 beginner gardening mistakes to avoid.