Growing Melons Vertically

In general, we started our garden this spring not knowing what the heck we were doing. There was a good stretch of my childhood (early elementary – middle school maybe?) where our family had a good sized little garden. I remember summers full of fresh, delicious green beans (My mom will always be the onlyContinue reading “Growing Melons Vertically”

Someday the dog and chickens will all have matching sweaters

Maybe not. But wouldn’t it be hilarious? If you haven’t experienced it yet, search “chickens in pants” on YouTube and settle in for internet GOLD. If you’re not one of those “Christmas starts November 1st” kind of people, this weather isn’t doing much for your argument because it is FRIGID today. I will say thatContinue reading “Someday the dog and chickens will all have matching sweaters”

The garage is a chicken free zone…finally

Well as of Tuesday. I was very happy to see this day arrive. It’s really the little things in life that make you happy when you have animals. This feeder and waterer has probably been my favorite purchases in the last month because I haven’t had to waste food or worry about the chickens havingContinue reading “The garage is a chicken free zone…finally”

The (Chicken) Road So Far…

(Those who’ve watched Supernatural will appreciate that reference) Growing up I had a lot of ducks – every summer we’d get little fluffy baby ducks and they were usually only a day or so old, so they’d imprint.  If you’ve ever seen videos of little chicks or ducklings following people around like they are theirContinue reading “The (Chicken) Road So Far…”