"OoOO.. napping chickens! I had to click on this as I thought it was something terrible!! so glad it is chickens only! Great to have your own eggs! I miss fresh eggs for sure!! Was to hot here for chickens to lay much."
"I am waiting for my 25 plants any day now. Already dug out all the flowers in the bed, minus a patch of peonies. Sent in a soil test and all is good, just need nitrogen (like a ton) in the spring. I picked Sweet Charlie for my…"
"Magpie my Australorp and my favorite since she was a day old. She always came running to me and at night she is last one up, always walking in and out of the coop, looking at the back door for me. She is also the first to start laying, which…"
"My feed is stored in a locked garbage can. I check the feed every day in the coop and the coop is closed tight at night.......a rat would have to dig or chew real good to get at it. There are lots of neighborhood cats, owls and hawks in the…"
"I am still in the process of building up my soil in areas throughout my backyard. Two compost piles now with bunny poop to add and I now have four chickens that I dump the coop poop into the piles with the shavings. I am in the process of…"
"Oh, I used a fork........and my fingers and spent all day fishing out all the little stems, killed my back hunched over doing it too. My syrup really was a jam recipe that apparently I did not do correctly.........maybe next year I will add…"
"Lorraine, I have a question regarding comments that are long. Sometimes people's comments peter out with dots. Is there a place where you can view the whole comment? Or is there a particular area we should use if we know it will be a long…"
"Thanks for sharing the tips. South Australia is hot and the air dry. I will try again. Now there is a lot more growth around the patio (Pedro). I too, love trying combinations. I must say Garden Share has renewed my enthusiasm for gardening…"
The St. Louis Water Gardening Society will present its 15th annual water garden and pond tour, Pond-O-Rama, Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The 2015 tour has 45 private gardens owned and maintained by Society…