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How to Dry Duckweed

Feeding honeybees water

Method of growing greens to feed chickens- the wire keeps them from completely destroying the plants.

How to Grow Asparagus in Raised Beds.....I need to learn how to do this because we eat a ton of asparagus, and it's not cheap! Also See: http://www.ehow.com/how_9880_grow-asparagus.html

I love this chicken tractor-functional and beautiful!

Chicken wire and spray paint. Display at the garden of Chaumont sur Louire, seen through Karl Gercens' eyes. Via paridis express blog

Raising Ducks or Chickens? Ten Reasons Why Ducks Might Be a Better Choice - hgtvgardens.com -

Article on feeding fish and, more importantly, growing your own fish food.

Plant bee balm & borage to attracting beneficial insects. Borage adds calcium, potassium & other minerals to the soil. Nasturtium planted beneath pear trees & allowed to climb around the tree provides protection from coddling moth & fruit tree borers. Plant legumes to help fix nitrogen. Keep your pear tree and legume watered & fertilized.

DuckWeed - a highly detailed article on use of duckweed as a high protein feed for home raised livestock such as chickens, pigs, and ducks. Produce much healthier animals and stop wasting money on store-bought grain based feeds

Feeding the Flock from the Homestead's Own Resources

In the first few days between day 1 and four you can sex chickens by looking at their wings. If all the feather tips are even you have a male. If there are two rows you have a female.

Duckweed - Duckweed is one of the best-kept secrets of Urban Farming. Reda more at link => http://www.microponics.net.au/?p=181

....good to know- flies are not attracted to the feces of animals who eat Diatomaceous earth- therefore feed it to your chickens (& other farm animals)& sprinkle around the feeders .....


organic chicken feed recipe

Eliminate the Cost of Chicken Feed. Explore ways to cut feed costs and learn techniques that not only eliminate feed costs, but also provides a higher quality of chicken feed! The goal is to cut your chicken feed bill by 80% or more. #chickens #homesteading

What to Feed Chickens at Different Ages

Garden Betty’s Homemade Whole Grain Chicken Feed | Garden Betty

"Raising rabbits right over the compost pile. Warmth for the bunnies, easy access for the gardener to fabulous compost."