Alternative Feed For Chickens: Best Ideas!
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Alternative Feed For Chickens: Best Ideas!

If you’re looking for an alternative feed for chickens that won’t break the bank and will help support your healthy flock, then you’re in luck – there’s an abundance of surprising alternatives! While your hens should always have a high-quality layer feed, you might find yourself without a bag one day (and the feed store…

20 Vegetables That Grow in Shade
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20 Vegetables That Grow in Shade

Wondering what vegetables grow in the shade? No matter where you might live, it can be tough to find the optimal conditions for growing vegetables.   From shade produced by nearby buildings to hefty tree limbs that block out the afternoon sun, finding a garden plot with the perfect amount of sunlight your plants need…

It’s June…Here’s 17 Vegetables You Can Still Plant For a Full Fall Harvest!
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It’s June…Here’s 17 Vegetables You Can Still Plant For a Full Fall Harvest!

It maybe June (can you believe we’re halfway through the year?), but there’s still plenty you can plant for a late summer/fall harvest!   (This is an excerpt from my #1 Amazon Bestselling book Organic By Choice: The (Secret) Rebel’s Guide To Backyard Gardening. If you want a great resource to help you grow everything…

What Do Chickens Eat?

What Do Chickens Eat?

A frequent question I get is what do chickens eat, and the answer is pretty much anything (my Araucana chicken will eat me out of house and home if she could!)   But, there’s definitely things you should feed them and things you SHOULDN’T feed them. So today let’s talk all about what your chickens…

Save Seeds From Tomatoes, Beans, & Peas For A Self-Sufficient Garden!
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Save Seeds From Tomatoes, Beans, & Peas For A Self-Sufficient Garden!

If you’re a new gardener, chances are you’re wondering how to save seeds.   Maybe you want a self-sufficient backyard farm, or loved the taste of this year’s tomatoes and want to try to grow them again next year.   On our farm, we try to save seeds so we can have a consistent harvest…

Maximize Space & Get Bigger Harvests With A Vertical Garden!
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Maximize Space & Get Bigger Harvests With A Vertical Garden!

What do you do when the place you call home doesn’t have room to accommodate your love of gardening?   What do you do when you want to feed your family as frugally as possible without sacrificing nutrition or resorting to frequent fast food meals?   How about re-thinking your living space?   Vertical gardening…