Adding Ducks to Your Homestead

While chickens were our gateway into this homesteading life, ducks have had my heart since I could walk basically. So naturally we’ve ended up with them on our little farm. We’ve got some friends that made a deal with us – if they bought us ducks, we’d be their duck egg suppliers. Lately I’ve triedContinue reading “Adding Ducks to Your Homestead”

Growing Melons Vertically

In general, we started our garden this spring not knowing what the heck we were doing. There was a good stretch of my childhood (early elementary – middle school maybe?) where our family had a good sized little garden. I remember summers full of fresh, delicious green beans (My mom will always be the onlyContinue reading “Growing Melons Vertically”

The garage is a chicken free zone…finally

Well as of Tuesday. I was very happy to see this day arrive. It’s really the little things in life that make you happy when you have animals. This feeder and waterer has probably been my favorite purchases in the last month because I haven’t had to waste food or worry about the chickens havingContinue reading “The garage is a chicken free zone…finally”