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Eight Birds, Eight Eggs, Five Million Tomatoes

Finally, all eight of our girls are laying! I gathered 4 eggs in the morning, another two at lunch and a final egg in the late afternoon. 102 more words

Garden Stories

Coop Renovations

Cooper and his flock are having to adapt tonight.  We did some fine-tuning of their coop to make it easier to clean and insulated it a bit against the cold north wind we expect this winter. 249 more words

Hobby Farm

What Happens in Vegas, Ends Up on My Blog

You can’t win over me, Bloody Mary, I will conquer you. I stared at the crimson, peppery concoction, willing myself to take another sip. It was only 10 pm on Labor Day Sunday, and I could hear the proverbial rooster crowing out to the inebriated masses with pounding EDM choruses. 1,162 more words



Saturday 20 September

Time:   11am – 1pm

Cost: $15, morning tea provided

Address: 24 Birch St, Preston

A practical, hands-on two-hour workshop on all you need to start up a backyard flock of chooks. 60 more words

Clever Hens

One of the hens began to brood some time around the end of July so of course the other hens found somewhere else to lay their eggs.  359 more words


Lovey Dovey Chicken

I just loved this video that Keeping Chickens posted on Facebook.  What a lovely time the lady and the chicken had.  I just had to share it.   30 more words


Tom Tom

The garden provided 5 pounds of tomatoes, 2 pounds of tomatillos, a dozen or so various hot peppers this morning. I quick decision that salsa at $5 a pint and large cans of pickled jalapeños at under $2 a can, that the peppers are better used in salsa than just being pickled. 244 more words