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Most beautiful spring ever, March 2015

I don’t know what it is, the age of our plantings or the weather, but this has turned into the most beautiful spring ever in our southern California yard and garden. 1,014 more words

Homesteading Update: Chicken Mutiny

The homestead has been pretty idyllic with the days getting longer. We celebrated an unseasonably warm February by planting a long-sought-after fruiting red-leaf plum.

We’ll do some grafting and pruning so this lady grows low and bountiful. 537 more words

Urban Homesteading

Farewell to Henrietta, Hello to spring

I have sad news to report. My favorite hen, Henrietta the Black Australorp, has passed away at the age of 8 years. She hadn’t changed into the normal red, swollen comb and wattle of spring, so I knew her estrogen levels weren’t normal. 620 more words

Will Urban Chickens Come to Racine

Note Full Discloser  My Wife and I are the folks who asked the Heath Board to bring this forward

You may have seen this in the Racine Journal Times: 388 more words

City Of Racine

Question of the day

So we have all experienced that revelation during the beginning years of raising chickens. With that being said, What is that one lesson you learned the hard way that you wish someone would have warned you about?