Category Archives: Chickens

New Chickens & Garden Update

Yesterday we added four new chickens to our flock.  They are 10 weeks old, 2 Easter Eggers & a silver-laced Wyandotte & a gold-laced Wyandotte.  While we have 5 other chickens, only one is laying regularly, and two others sporadically.  … Continue reading

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Spring Greens

Sorrel, over-wintered leeks, asparagus & egg harvested last week

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New Chickens

A couple of weeks ago, some friends from church moved back to the city. They couldn’t take their flock of 10 chickens with them so they were looking for new homes for them. Since our chickens had slowed in their … Continue reading

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First Harvest

Here’s my first harvest of 2013. The slow start to spring means that it has taken a while for the greens in the cold frame and hoop frame to begin to size up again.  The sorrel has just sprouted as … Continue reading

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December Harvest

While the temperatures were above freezing yesterday I went out to harvest more greens from the cold frame and hoop frame. We enjoyed having a good mix of greens washed and ready for salads at dinner in the fridge the … Continue reading

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