When people arrive at Garden Delights for the annual Carolina Farm Stewardship Associations’ Upstate Farm Tour, sometimes…they look a little confused. We live in a subdivision. With an Homeowners’ Association. On less than an acre. But when guests visit Garden Delights, they realize that they, too, can grow a lot of food without a lot […]
Raising a few chickens to supply your family with eggs is fun and easy. Even if you don’t live out in the country, you can easily raise chickens in a small backyard, and you can’t beat the flavor of fresh eggs.
We love using materials that would otherwise go into the dumpster or rot away and make something useful out of it. My husband built this Chicken Tractor out of mostly recycled materials which has worked out brilliantly. Have you wanted to get into raising backyard chickens but wasn’t sure how it would all work out? […]
Keeping chickens healthy requires vigilance and a fair amount of natural preventives. I call my three favorite the ‘Holistic Trinity’. Keep reading to find out what they are and how they can help keep your chickens healthy…naturally.
Read about the arrival of our first batch of brand new Rhode Island Red chicks!
Chickens allowed to roam freely on farms are able to get a varied diet. Caged hens are subject to the same feed daily, much of which is genetically modified. Free-ranging chickens can eat bugs, grasses, and other plants which will give them a variety of nutrients. They are often kept with a rooster, which means […]