"It's such a little thing that makes us happy. It's been about two weeks now since our first egg and everyone in the house gets so excited and yes, I went yelling in the house with that first egg also."
"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."
Poor country boy gardening is when you want or need something for your garden and can't afford it. So you get creative on how to get it trading or bartering for it. digging it up out of an empty field or off the side of the road or a neighbors yard.With permission of courseSee More
"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 grow them in two spots under my eaves here in the Pacific NW. They moved themselves by reseeding out from under the roof! The happier of the two likes dry, hot but afternoon shade. I cut them back after flowering & they grew new leaves again…"