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New Homestead Food Forest Tour

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In this week’s video, I take you on a tour of our food forest. But first, lets take a look at what a food forest is and what it does. Forest Gardening “A forest garden is an edible ecosystem, a consciously designed community of mutually beneficial plants and animals intended for human food production.” Edible …

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Two Easy Ways to Stake Tomatoes

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Tomatoes were my gateway to gardening.  Staking tomatoes however, was a chore.  I hated the cheap tomato cages that never seem to last more than one season but I really didn’t think there was any other way to do it. Why Stake Tomatoes? Staking tomatoes isn’t necessary in all climates, but it is a requirement …

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Chicken Integration: The More The Merrier

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If you find that you like having chickens, you may want to get more the following year. However, you can’t just walk up to your flock with some new chickens and say “Hey girls, you’ve got some new friends!”

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Chicken Housing: Bigger Than a Bird Box

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As you may expect, chickens need housing just like humans do. These houses are typically called coops. In a chicken coop, there are a few main features required. This include roosts for the chickens to sleep, nesting boxes for them to lay their eggs in, and doors; one for them to go in and out …

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A Day in the Life of a Chicken Tender

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Ethan walks us through his daily chicken chores. Everything from letting them out in the morning to feeding them at night. What do you do differently for your chickens? Our Favorite Tools Here are some links to the chicken “tools” we use:  Little Giant chicken waterer Feed soaking buckets Perforated spoon  https://youtu.be/IT5ei-hJuEQ Facebook-f Instagram Pinterest …

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Chicken Breeds – They Come in All Shapes and Sizes

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Chicken Basics Part 3 This is part 3 of our Chicken basics series.  If you missed it, check out part 1 and part 2. There are many different chicken breeds and they are useful for different things. Some, like the Cornish Cross, are better for their meat. In fact, the Cornish Cross is the most …

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