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Here you'll find my most most recent blog posts. Explore everything from companion planting and vertical gardening to raising meat birds and water glassing eggs. Don't miss my farm-to-table recipes!
If you’ve ever pondered, “do deer eat tomatoes?” you’re not alone. There’s nothing worse than tending to your precious plants for months, to have them demolished by a hungry deer just before harvest. Argh! In this blog post, we will delve into the fascinating world of deer feeding behavior and explore whether tomatoes are on
Picking the right chicken coop flooring is essential for your flock’s safety, cleanliness, and comfort. Some materials are really great and easy to work with, whereas others can be quite a headache and put your flock at risk. In this blog post, we’ll discuss key factors you need to consider when choosing the right chicken
Are you wondering what the best eggplant companion plants are? Then you’re in the right place! Using companion planting is an excellent way to maximize the productivity and health of your eggplant seedlings. However, not all plants are friends with each other, so it’s important to know who gets along well and who does not.
If you have some over-ripe bananas lying around, you’re probably wondering “Can chickens eat bananas?” You’re not alone! I get asked this question all the time. The short answer is YES, but they are pretty high in sugar… so, how much is too much? What about the peel? Is that edible? To get to the
Hatching chicken eggs is such a fun and rewarding experience. However, it can also be stressful! There’s nothing more heartbreaking than waiting a full 21 days only to experience a failed hatch. Believe me, I’ve been there! I’ve hatched hundreds of chicks over the years and in this article, I’m going to share all of
Utilizing asparagus companion plants is an excellent way to maximize the productivity and health of your asparagus patch. Yep, plants have friends and foes, too! Certain plants can be beneficial friends for asparagus, but then others can actually cause harm and should be avoided at all costs! In this article, we’re going to tackle the