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Composting with Chickens – A Permaculture Solution

Gardeners know the importance of compost. We compost grass clippings, leaves, kitchen waste – basically any organic matter we can get our hands on. The problem with traditional composting is that you need to turn the compost pile frequently to get a good finished product. That’s not a problem if you have help. Sometimes there […]

Comfrey – Why Everyone Should Grow It

Comfrey, simply put, is a miracle plant. It is easy to grow, easy to propagate, and has numerous valuable uses around the homestead. Until recently, I had never grown it or even used it. When I started learning about permaculture, I kept hearing comfrey mentioned. I decided to investigate further and learn what all the […]

How I Solved Two Problems at Once with Chickens

This summer was so hot that our garden suffered. I suffered too. It got so hot that I often didn’t feel like doing chores like weeding. As a result, the weeds took control of the garden to the point where I stopped trying to pull them. I decided I would wait until cooler weather when […]