Category Archives: Chooks

7 April 2016 9:18am – House-sitting and Weeding Services Now Available

So I’m back from another stint of house-sitting and I have a confession to make: I LOVE weeding. I am seriously thinking of adding ‘house-sitting’ (with or without cleaning services), ‘pet-sitting’, ‘poultry-sitting’ and ‘garden-sitting’ to the list of Services offered … Continue reading

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25 March 2016 11:36am – Kid-friendly Chicken Breeds

Looking for some kid-friendly chicken breeds? I can definitely vouch for Australorps and Easter-eggers/Olive-eggers :) Chickens as Pets: 5 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds

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22 March 2016 6:00am – RIP BB

RIP BB We lost BB, the last of The Fuzzballs, last night. Apparently being as big as ‘Mum’ and bigger than the smallest Langshan doesn’t save you from Monty. Here are some of the happy-snap photos that I took last … Continue reading

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17 March 2016 11:42am – Clover

Happy St Paddy’s Day everyone! And to celebrate, plant some clover! No, really! Its a great multi-use plant: it’s a nitrogen-fixer/legume so adds nitrogen to your soil, acting as a natural fertiliser (if you have it in your lawn it … Continue reading

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15 March 2016 7:10am – Using Newspapers

Interesting article on the use of newspaper and cardboard in your gardens and whether the components are ‘safe’. I personally collect newspapers for specifically this purpose. I find them useful for sheet mulching before laying down a new garden bed … Continue reading

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13 March 2016 8:35am – 5 Ideas for Transitioning to Permaculture

5 SIMPLE IDEAS FOR TRANSITIONING INTO A PERMACULTURE GARDEN

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12 March 2016 6:06am – Permaculture News

Some interesting articles and up-coming courses. Permaculture News

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12 March 2016 5:42am – 12 Plants to Grow for Chickens

What goes into a chook, comes out in the eggs, so I try to give our girls as varied a diet as I can, and always plant a few extras especially for them :) AND its March, so hopefully it … Continue reading

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7 March 2016 1:10pm – 6 Reasons to Keep Chickens

Six reasons to keep chickens. Glad they mentioned the entertainment factor :) Six Reasons to Keep Chickens

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4 March 2016 7:14pm – DIY Swing Set Chook House

DYI chook house/run from an old swing set! An Old Swing Set Frame Turned Into A DIY Chicken Coop…

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