Backyard chickens

WHAT’S UP IN THE BARN

WHAT’S UP IN THE BARN

We had sun yesterday!!!!   I’ll take it! Want to show y’all what’s coming up in the “barn”…not really a “real” barn at all tho…just looks like one. HA! I’m either extremely optimistic or naive…hehe… but hoping I can plant some of these babies in my raised beds in 30 days or so…that is, with […]

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Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in Backyard chickens, Blog, Garden Life, Greenhouse, Seasons, The Garden, Veggies | 4 comments

SUN BREAKS!

SUN BREAKS!

Hello all! The big news from the gardenstead is that we’ve had some glorious sunshine this week! Pure happiness for this gardener 🙂 Yeah baby!!! I know…whoop-de-do-dah-day you might say… especially if you have plenty of sun oh say out there in Hawaii. But…for me…a sign of Spring coming is seeing my stone path again…and […]

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Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Backyard chickens, Blog, Garden Life, Seasons, Veggies | 0 comments

THE INCREDIBLE DUMBNESS OF CHICKENS

THE INCREDIBLE DUMBNESS OF CHICKENS

Hello Gardenistas! Let me say right off the bat that I’m so glad we have chickens… they’re cute & silly little feathered friends. {from whom we enjoy culinary delights for breakfast!} And just a.little.dumb. First item on the blog agenda…we FINALLY got a green egg…  after about 45 days! Those Easter Eggers don’t like to […]

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Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Backyard chickens, Blog, Garden Life | 4 comments

THIS GIRL IS NOT PATIENT

THIS GIRL IS NOT PATIENT

 Who me???  Not patient??? Um…yeah…sorta…{don’t tell anyone}   I was watching about 30 quail on the garden fence this morning… {by the time I grabbed my camera with the zoom lens they had all flown off…argh…so this ain’t zoom or 30 birds}…so whatcha see is whatcha get. They’re there…look closely! They love to come grab […]

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Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Backyard chickens, Blog, Garden Life, Herbs, Veggies | 4 comments

…and she lived happily ever after…

…and she lived happily ever after…

We awoke a few days ago to stunning blue skies and fresh snow…  North Idaho at its best!  I wanted to check on Ruby to see how she fared in the overnight cold temps… so out to the chicken yard I went. The girls were already warming themselves in the enclosed run.  I peered in […]

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Posted by on Dec 19, 2015 in Backyard chickens, Blog, Garden Life, Seasons | 2 comments

AS THE WORLD TURNS…

AS THE WORLD TURNS…

Continuing the Ruby Saga…Day 19… .. She laid her 2nd egg yesterday morning…  She evidently likes her make-believe nesting box under a stool in the greenhouse…   Her egg was magnificently perfect…  So we decided that last night would be her first night in the coop with the other girls. We snuck her in after […]

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Posted by on Dec 10, 2015 in Backyard chickens, Blog, Garden Life | 0 comments