Raising backyard chickens has been trending in recent years, thanks to the sustainability movement. But it could be making your family sick. Eight different states are reporting Salmonella outbreaks linked to backyard chickens.
Even though it is Fall, it does not mean you should neglect your garden. Here are six Fall plants to get in the ground now.
With the price of food on a steady incline, more people are making an effort to grow their own food sources at home. While having a functioning garden is easy during the warm summer months, when the days get shorter in the fall, gardeners have to get creative in helping plants grow.
In order to live a self-sustained existence, you must prepare, and practice what it is that needs to be done…so that you can actually do it and not just have it stored away in a book or in your files.
Black gold is the product of vermicomposting—or, in simple terms, it’s the rich, black stuff that comes out the back end of a worm. This so-called “super soil” has many benefits and it only takes a little bit of work to build your own worm farm and start getting a constant supply.
Pineapples are a whiz to grow. If you plant them in the right place they need virtually no care and will thrive.
Fermenting chicken feed is an inexpensive and easy way to promoting good gut health. The process is so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t done this earlier!
Petite livestock choices is a cost-effective alternative and could be the answer to helping the self-reliant family achieve food freedom.
Although chickens are very adaptable, they still need a little extra TLC during extreme weather.
Follow these organic natural tips and enjoy a juicy crop, perfect for summer salads and fresh sauces.
You don’t have to spend a fortune at the nursery or garden supply center to have a happy and healthy garden. There are a few things you probably have lying around the house that can put some extra green in your thumb—and many of them are items you might otherwise consider trash!
When chicks are ordered through the mail, they may need a little extra TLC. Here are some tips for reenergizing your chicks after a long transport.