Tag Archives: Weeds

The Magic of Sheet Mulch

If you could do something now to save yourself a lot of garden toil in the spring, would you be interested?  I know; it’s getting cold out and the holidays are approaching.  Who wants to think about preparing a garden … Continue reading

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The Zen of Weeding

I love weeding. I know what you’re thinking.  I didn’t always feel that way.  Hang with me a few minutes; let me explain. Several years ago, while I was a Horticulture student, I worked as a summer intern at the … Continue reading

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Are you looking at me?

It’s been several weeks since I first introduced you to my girls – the five hens that have become my little friends, soil tillers, compost engineers and food producers.  Things have changed, the flock has grown, and we’re all learning … Continue reading

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Meet the Girls!

The house we built is now a home!  If you missed my last post about building the coop, check it out.  It’s called The Chicken House Rules.  http://azenview.com/?p=265 The girls have been busy getting accustomed to their new home, to … Continue reading

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The Chicken House Rules

Do you keep chickens?  I’ve never heard of anyone who regretted doing it.  In fact, most people say it’s proved to be more fun and more interesting than they thought it would be.  I’ve wanted to add chickens to my … Continue reading

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