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Blooming-May

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

Harvesting-May

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

           

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 […]

Designing a Space for Chickens

six hens on a roost

small coop and run

We do not live on a farm, nor do we want to turn over our garden to foraging chickens, so we designed a small coop with a partially covered run that nestles in a far corner of our half-acre next to “open space”. It has worked out fairly well. Had […]

Chicks Need a Brooder

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Brooders can be exotic or as simple as you want, and chicks are not particular if you keep in mind their basic needs. […]