Category Archives: Chooks

6 October 2016 2:44pm – One Chicken Can ..

One Chicken Can … Did I mention how awesome chickens are :)

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16 September 2016 4:44pm – ‘Free range’ eggs

Beware: not all ‘free range’ is as claimed Consumers urged to boycott 19 egg brands after free range definition announced

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22 April 2016 2:18pm – Urban Food Street

Urban Food Street, in Buderim, is in the news! What I wouldn’t give to live in a place like this; it would be a dream come true. Anyone interested in starting our own? Food Street: Feeding off the kerbside and … Continue reading

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7 April 2016 8:37pm – House-sitting and Weeding Services Now Available

Sick of worrying constantly when you go on holidays? Want to be able to relax and actually enjoy your time away? Myrtle Farm now offers house-sitting (inc basic cleaning services), pet-sitting, poultry-sitting, garden-sitting and weeding services. House-sitting, Pet-sitting, Poultry-sitting, Garden-sitting … Continue reading

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7 April 2016 5:01pm – Warm Earth Mag

Look what I found at the Newsagency today! Could they possibly cram in more of the topics-I’m-interested-in into one magazine?? Food streets, native bees, banana, chooks, moon planting, ‘old style’ hand tools, kimchi … If you’re looking for me, I’ll … Continue reading

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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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