Permaculture gardening can seem daunting, whether your goals are modest or ambitious. Only a few tools are essential, though, starting with a good shovel.
Having healthy chickens is a matter of protecting against illness. Follow these simple steps for biosecurity to keep your flock guarded against sickness.
We talk turkey with farm owner Stacy Benjamin about how she got into raising turkeys, the birds’ curiosity and those eye-catching snoods.
Saving your own seeds saves money and lets you always grow your favorite varieties. Learn how to dry seeds before storing them for use in next year’s garden.
Bring the flock inside and show visitors your chicken enthusiasm with a decorative feeder, farm-themed wallpaper, a rooster planter and other items.
No-till farming is quite popular with people who maintain permaculture systems, but it’s a good idea to apply to backyard gardens, too.