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Increasing Fertility with Chickens, Part I

One of the elements I lean on perhaps more than any other in my homesteading efforts is my small flock of chickens.  Over the past couple of years I have raised chickens both for eggs and for meat, but those might even be secondary benefits that they provide.  The biggest benefit that my chooks provide … Continue reading Increasing Fertility with Chickens, Part I

My Inspiration for Raising Chickens Holistically

I have to admit, I think that chickens are one of the most amazing animals on the face of the earth.  They can find food in almost any environment through their own efforts.  They have a complex sociology and demonstrate a significant level of intelligence (although, admittedly at times, striking stupidity as well).  They never … Continue reading My Inspiration for Raising Chickens Holistically

Small Garden Design and Install – Lehigh Valley, PA (Fall 2015)

An close friend of mine from college who lives in the Lehigh Valley region of PA had kept a vegetable garden and some fruit trees at his house for several years, but it gradually began to grow over due to lack of attention.  He asked me to take a look at his site, and see … Continue reading Small Garden Design and Install – Lehigh Valley, PA (Fall 2015)