Gardening Hacks

Do You Have the Space for Chickens in Your Yard?

Keeping a free-range flock sounds great…but you live in the suburbs, and have a 5,000 square foot lot. So a free-range, roaming-around flock isn’t going to work very well. Your chickens will end up on the neighbor’s porch (which happened...

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Which Chicken Incubator Is Right For You?

If you prefer to raise your own chickens so that you get a regular supply of fresh eggs you will be aware that you will need new chickens all round the year. Older hens produce fewer eggs and if you...

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Here’s Why You Should Raise Your Own Chickens…

If you are a poultry eater, chances are you buy tons of supermarket sold chicken and other poultry goods annually. While the chicken sold in supermarkets may look healthy and full of protein, these poultry products are actually extremely unhealthy...

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Caring for Baby Chicks: The Tools You Need

It’s spring! The newly-hatched chicks have been delivered from the large hatcheries to your local feed store. You’ve already taken a trip to the feed store and mentally picked out the breeds you like and fallen in love with them,...

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Choosing the Best Chicken Coop Kit

Creating the perfect chicken coop for your feathered friends is an important task. To help your chooks remain as healthy as possible, you need to create an environment for them where they will feel safe, yet can roam around freely...

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10 Pallet Chicken Coops

If you’re trying to lead a healthy lifestyle, it’s best to eat fresh, minimally processed meats, fruits, and vegetables. It’s pretty easy to start a garden – even if you’re limited on space. And depending on the climate you live...

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What is Goutweed and How Do I Get Rid of It

Goutweed. Ground elder. English masterwort. Herb Gerard. Bishop’s weed. Snow-in-the-mountain. Gout Wort. Aegopodium podagraria. It doesn’t matter what name you call it by, this plant is known best as the bane of many a gardener’s existence. Native to Europe, this...

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Garden Cloches

It’s hard to match the pleasure of a flourishing garden. With the tomatoes stretching toward the sky, and my cilantro seedlings bursting from the soil, it’s hard to say which plant captures my heart most each season. But this year,...

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