5 Things Gardeners Should Know Before Getting a Chicken Coop

Go behind the hype and find out the good, the bad, and the ugly about using chickens to help manage your garden.  Learn how to get the good without all the rest! In this article, we discuss how helpful chickens really are as pest control and fertilizer producers for a household vegetable garden. You’ll also learn the most effective strategies for managing your birds without harming your garden plants, and for growing your garden without harming your hens. My parents had me crawling around the garden before I could walk, and I was busy seeding, weeding, and harvesting by the […]

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Pet-Friendly Plants & Landscaping for All Seasons

The good thing about houseplants and gardens is that together, they create a full year of beautiful growth. Turning your home into a plant sanctuary is a rewarding experience, and these days, adding some color to the home can be a welcome change. However, homes with pets must take some extra steps. Not every plant is safe for your furry friends, and some outdoor features are dangerous to dogs and cats. Luckily, with some planning, your home can be welcoming to plants and animals alike, no matter the season. Take a Seasonal Inventory An easy way to stay on top […]

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Six Tips To Create The Perfect Dog-Friendly Garden

There is nothing like spending time with your dog, especially when that time can be spent in the sunshine! However, just like puppy-proofing your home, it is important to make sure that your garden is also safe for your dog. Your garden can be an oasis to spend your time together – or a potentially dangerous place of worry for your dog. By employing a few simple tips and tricks, it is very easy to turn your garden into a doggie paradise! Tip #1 – Buy Robust Plants Does your dog love to dig and chew? – if so, your […]

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Gardening with Chickens – Why Chickens and Gardens Just Make Sense

Keeping chickens can be very rewarding and make a wonderful addition to any garden. They supply you with fresh eggs, provide garden fertilizer, help control pests, and make lively pets. Chickens Help With Pest Control Chickens will make a meal of common garden pests, including beetles, cabbage worms, slugs, caterpillars, and more. When allowed to roam freely, chickens will happily pluck insects from your garden. One chicken can easily debug around 120 square feet of land per week. Chickens Are Great For Composting Chickens serve as great composters for your kitchen scraps, weeds, and rotted garden fruits. Feeding chickens your […]

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