Prepping 101

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Growing Vegetables Indoors

Just because you don’t have a yard or if you live in a Northern climate and its cold outside does NOT mean you cannot be growing vegetables indoors. More »

How to Build a Chicken Coop

How to Build a Chicken Coop Chickens need a warm place to live. They need a place where their natural enemies can’t break in and carry them or their young away into More »

Indoor Herb Garden

Fresh herbs and spices can transform a dull, bland meal into a delicious, amazingly great tasting dish. Not only can fresh herbs and spices make your meal taste great but most have More »

10 Reasons You Should Be Raising Backyard Chickens

Raising Backyard Chickens will not only provide high-quality eggs (organic if you chose to feed them organic feed only), but also serve as master gardeners, pest exterminators, and garbage collectors. More »

 

How To Raise Chickens

How To Raise Chickens

How To Raise Chickens

If you are thinking about raising some chickens in your backyard, you will be joining millions of Americans who are taking some baby steps to living a more sustainable, healthy lifestyle. This article will give you the details on how to raise chickens.

Prepping 101

Prepping 101

Maybe the recent news headlines have brought you here, or perhaps a friend who cares about you emailed you a link to this article.

Why You Should Start Prepping

Why You Should Start Prepping

You have no doubt heard the term “prepping” or “preppers”. Unfortunately with shows like Doomsday Preppers it has gotten a bad rap.

Growing Vegetables Indoors

Growing Vegetables Indoors

Just because you don’t have a yard or if you live in a Northern climate and its cold outside does NOT mean you cannot be growing vegetables indoors.

How Much Does It Cost To Raise Chickens?

How Much Does It Cost To Raise Chickens

So you have talked yourself into raising backyard chickens (or your kids/spouse talked you into it). Your first question is probably: How Much Does it Cost to Raise Chickens?

Urban Chicken Coop

Urban Chicken Coop

Urban Chicken Coop

Have you always wanted to have backyard chicken coops but thought you couldn’t since you live in the city? While there are some cities that don’t allow any type of farm animal, many cities do and you’re allowed to have chickens.

How to Build a Chicken Coop

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How to Build a Chicken Coop

Chickens need a warm place to live. They need a place where their natural enemies can’t break in and carry them or their young away into the night. They need shelter when the weather takes a nasty turn.

Indoor Herb Garden

Indoor Herb Garden

Fresh herbs and spices can transform a dull, bland meal into a delicious, amazingly great tasting dish. Not only can fresh herbs and spices make your meal taste great but most have some unexpected health benefits. You can easily grow your own in an indoor herb garden in your kitchen.

Chicken Coop Requirements

chicken coop requirements

Proper housing for your flock of chickens is key to having healthy birds.

Building a chicken coop to the proper specifications is not as easy as you may think. To fill the requirements a chicken coop design requires several key characteristics.

Best Chicken Breeds

Best Breed of Chicken: Rhode Island Red Chicken

Selecting a breed of chicken is much like choosing a pet.

It’s very important to pick a breed that fits your families lifestyle, has the characteristics you want and is suited for the weather in your area.