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Fresh Eggs Daily: DIY Breakfast of Champion Layers Chicken Feed Mix
Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:
Nesting Box Herbs - Chicken Aromatherapy
I've always wanted to grow my own meat. Either rabbits or chickens. I have a small rabbit fur coat my granny made from rabbits raised for food. Anyway, this method seems like you needs LOTS of open ground. It's a shame b/c I think they would do well in my yard since we have so many wild bunnies running around.
rabbits on pasture-- helpful article
for the natural garden
simple water system; an open 16′ by 16′ shed that collects rain water in two 350 gallon tanks, houses a small pv solar system, and shelters firewood. [stacking functions]
“What I have made is a compost heater, inside a wheelie bin with 20 mm poly pipe coiled around the outside wall of a pipe – about 8 metres in each bin.” he says. “A few years ago I helped build a large compost heap that had about 300 meters of 25mm rural pipe going through it. After 4 weeks this system was providing enough hot water for 35 people to wash up and shower with. I was there for 3 months and we kept adding compost onto the heap and it worked the whole time I was there, eventuall...
Grandma's secret weapon for composting..pvc pipes w/holes..yes speeds up decomposition! Great idea!
Cold Hardy Avocado Trees are the Perfect Patio Plant, growing indoors or out. They reportedly withstand temperatures down to 18F. In colder states, you can bring them in for the winter where they will continue to grow and produce fruit. Just place them near a sunny window and they'll become your favorite houseplant. You get a lot of Avocados to eat and share. A commercial orchard tree can produce 1,200 avocados annually. Even compact patio trees can produce a hefty harvest. This Cold...
How To Start A Successful Rabbit Farm
How To Convert Your Lawn Mower Into A Generator
Perpetual Harvest Greenhouse provides an indoor ecosystem capable of growing equal yields of organic produce year around. This system creates ideal growing days by optimizing light, carbon dioxide enrichment, and soluble nutrients in conjunction with continuous planting and harvesting. Because the geo-hydroponics can economically simulate warm season growing conditions, crops that would otherwise be shipped from warmer climates can be grown profitably in colder climates during winter months.
Perpetual Harvest Greenhouse Design... with BUBBLES!
Greenhouse Chooks: A System for Growing Chickens, Worms, and Chicken Feed in a Greenhouse in Winter
You want a greenhouse in your garden? Why not build your own biodome
Enter your zip code at SproutRobot.com and you’ll get a weekly calendar planting guide to start your garden. When to plant seeds indoors, when to transplant, how deep to plant, etc. All free!
How to fully automate your chickens. My decision to try and make our chickens and ducks fully automated came just before we headed off for a three week holiday. We decided that rather than paying someone to come each day we would invest the money in fully automating them with automatic doors, an on-demand feeder, fresh water and a diy swiveling web-cam to keep an eye on it all . Since taking the plunge, the system has operated flawlessly for over a year without even needing the batteries ch...
How to fully automate your chickens.