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Blooming-Mar

• African daisies
• California Poppy
• Calendula
• Calla Lily
• Narcissus
• Mexican Sage
• Ivy geranium
• Mexican Sage
• Pride of Madera
• Lantana
• Society garlic
• Wild geranium

Harvesting-Mar

• Baby arugula
• Onion and garlic greens
• Thyme
• Rhubarb

Six Australian Labradoodle Puppies

We co-own two breeding Australian Labradoodles. Puppies are raised in a whelping box in our home where the mother is allowed to come and go as she wishes. The puppies are handled several times daily as we follow a bio-sensor, or Super Dog program. The purpose of the program is to stimulate the puppies neurological development, producing intelligent, calm, and loving dogs. Our dogs make excellent service, therapy, and companion dogs. […]

Australian Labradoodle Puppies Are Here!

Tillie's puppies

Country Matilda Lil Miss Q “Tillie”

Thought I had better explain why I have not been gardening or posting on my garden website. I’ve also ignored the hens a bit. You see, I’ve been helping our lovely labradoodle “Tillie” with her six puppies, born in our bedroom on October 21. The little beauties, three […]

Daisy is Ill-Egg Broke Inside Her

Daisy in a soaking tub.

Daisy is Soaking in the Laundry Tub

Daisy had an egg break inside her and it has made her sick. It is hard to know what exactly caused this. Something has gone wrong with her “egg-making machine”. She was always a good layer. She was the first of our flock to begin laying eggs […]

Plant Wildflower Seeds Now

Wildflower seeds ready to plant.

Wildflower seeds ready to plant.

I’ve tried to leave the computer and get outside to plant some wildflower seeds this morning. I’ve had the seeds since last year. It’s been hard to get outside because I’ve been distracted by website problems and successes. Backyard Hencam (for chicken lovers) is still having its share of […]

Floor Space for Chicken Coop and Runs

Ladder provides vertical space.

People are looking for information on building chicken coops. I know, because, many visitors to this site click on “A Chicken Coop for a Garden”and “A Space for Chickens”. I think that building your coop is one of the most important steps you’ll take to ensure success in backyard chicken keeping and a little research […]