Monthly Archives: August 2014

Growing Herbs

Click here.  $.99 at time of posting.

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Deal Alert! Container Tomatoes

Click here or the image.  Free at time of posting.

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Deal Alert! Organic Pest Control Kindle Book

Another free kindle book at time of posting.  Click here or the image.

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Deal Alert! Free Kindle Homesteading Book

I haven’t had a chance to read this yet but the material looks good, it has pretty good reviews, and best of all…it’s FREE! Click here or the picture.        

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Coop Security and a New Waterer

This morning when I went out to let the chickens out of the coop and into the run my dog was sniffing around the run furiously. The only reason I can think he would do that is because something was … Continue reading

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Feathers!

I picked up our eight new hens this evening. They are about thirteen weeks old and are Amberlinks. They should start laying in about a month. The kids are understandably excited. Our oldest has always really liked chickens, and second … Continue reading

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Release the Chickens

That’s what I hope to do this weekend. I need to go pick them up from our farmer friend who sells started birds.  I decided to leave it outside the sheep pen and closer to the house so that it … Continue reading

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The Coop is Done, it Just Needs a Home

I got the second coat of paint on the trim.   I am happy with the way it came out.  This cements my desire to repaint the barn blue and keep the white trim.  I think I am going to … Continue reading

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More Paint and Suggestions Needed

While the baby was sleeping I was able to get the second coat of blue paint on the coop. I don’t think pictures are necessary because it really doesn’t look any different. In the evening I was able to get … Continue reading

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Little Blue Coop

I still hadn’t found time or a trailer worth buying to build a coop on so I had this coop built for me. I still plan on building a larger shed on a trailer, but this buys me time to … Continue reading

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