I grow it for a few reasons. Number one is the sheer fun of it and the lifelong love of those beautiul blue aromatic flowers. Other reasons for growing them are home herbal uses, tisanes, cooking, and sachets. I love the fact that my honey bees love...
Belted Galloways are rare and beautiful. If you have wondered about this breed for your heritage breed farm, or want to know more about these striking "Oreo cookie" cows, read on.
These docile birds are a great choice for growing your own gourmet meat, free-range style. They are mild mannered and can be shy but are easy to tame. I have tips on sexing day old chicks and more information on character and looks of this ancient heritage breed.
Drying herbs with a convection oven or stove is easy and gives the most aromatic and flavourful oregano. In under 12 hours, oregano herbs from your garden are ready for your herb and spice cupboard!
Raised bed gardening saves time and effort. If you want to do this right the first time, I have tips that will help. After building 3 raised bed gardens we know what works and what doesn't!
These easy, cheap to build waterers save both your back and time and are easy to clean. Our design is shown and list of materials. Self-filling, they make less work and give the chickens fresh water all day long, find out how.
If you are choosing a heritage chicken breed, we think these are the 10 best breeds. We chose them based on friendliness, hardiness, beauty and beauty of the eggs.
Nothing is more upsetting for the family than finding dead or injured chickens attacked by predators. Here is information on protecting your birds while building henhouses and also afterwards how to beef up security, while allowing them freedom in the daytime.