If you have chickens or are thinking about getting them, you know that there are numerous poultry waterers to choose from. Why so many choices? The market is saturated with different watering systems that claim to be the best for your birds but which ones actually deliver on that? Everyone’s circumstances are different and what… Read More Which Poultry Waterer is Best for Your Flock?
Aside from getting the gardens ready for spring, I also start thinking about container planting. You could really get creative with your outside space with containers. With container planting you also have more flexibility in changing the plants around each year. Unfortunatley some containers can be quite pricey, so why not make your own diy… Read More DIY Planter
With the month of May here, I thought I pay tribute to a wonderful plant that I think most will love but may not know about. Plectranthus, commonly known as Cerveza ‘n lime, is a plant that envigorates the senses. I remember when I was first introduced to this plant, I was overwhelmed with the… Read More The Fragrant Cerveza ‘n Lime Plant
After deciding that you want chickens you’ll come to the realization that you must carefully choose to buy or build your chicken coop. You might decide that building a coop isn’t something you want to dive into, but you still have to purchase a quality coop with a good design. I want to share our… Read More Cluckingham Palace
Early on I knew that I wanted to get my dogs comfortable with being around my chickens, but I also was well aware of their high prey drive. To most backyard flocks the number one predator is the domestic dog. Many experts will warn you that you can never fully trust your dog around your… Read More Can You Trust Your Dog With Your Chickens?
After my dream of becoming a chicken momma, I was slowly starting to want guinea hens as well. I became tired of having to pick ticks off of my family and animals. Guinea hens are notoriously known for scavenging your property for insects and can be especially helpful in managing ticks. The problem I faced… Read More How To Raise Guinea Hens and Chickens Together
I’ve always been attracted to pieces of furniture that had been refinished or repurposed. Taking something old that is still very useful and trasnforming it into an eye catching piece of furniture is a great way to preserve pieces, and to reduce waste in our world. Recently I was fortunate enough to come across some… Read More How To Revive Dated Chairs
Until a couple years ago, I never had the desire to have a compost pile. In fact I probably couldn’t tell you what products to put into compost. I also believed that compost piles smelled terrible and couldn’t understand why someone would want one. I didn’t understand what composting was all about. This article… Read More Composting Done Simply
One of my family’s favorite Sunday breakfast dishes is some good old country sausage gravy and biscuits. Yum Yum! It’s so easy to make and I love that I only dirty one pan for a complete breakfast and the ingredient list is minimal. This article contains affiliate links which I may receive commission from should… Read More Black Peppered Sausage Gravy & Biscuits
As we get those few glimpses of warmer days to come, I start daydreaming about gardening and the plants and veggies I’m gonna grow. None of this growing can happen though without good quality soil. Aside from water, soil is the nutrient feeding machine that can make or break your growing season. So its very… Read More Easy Soil Spring Prep