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As some of you may know, last week I was a guest on the Thanksgiving episode of Martha Stewart's new TV show Martha Knows Best that airs on HGTV. I appeared on the "Impress Martha" segment of the show which challenges various people to impress Martha with a gardening or DIY tip or idea.

This year I've been getting questions from lots of new chicken keepers asking how to get their chickens to lay their eggs in their nesti...
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October 30th is National Candy Corn Day. Yup, the most-beloved (or most hated, depending on which side you're on) Halloween candy actu...
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Since adding geese to our backyard, I've been getting lots of questions asking what backyard geese eat. Before we got our fi...
Your chickens will love these Energy Bites Snacks packed with protein, nutrients and other yummy ingredients chosen to help them through the...
Each spring I always buy a couple of packets of different varieties of nasturtium seeds and plant them in containers around the chicken...
As more and more people, in both rural and urban areas, are starting to raise chickens, I get asked more and more what my ...
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Next time you're craving the crunch of french fries, opt instead for these crispy apple fries with mint. They're so refreshing and a...
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I first had Bananas Foster as a newly wed living in Pensacola, Florida where my husband was stationed at the Navy base. We often drove over ...
So you want to make your own chicken feed? Trust me, you're not alone. I get requests for a homemade feed recipe all the time.  Some peo...
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Most commercial cleaners contain all kinds of icky chemicals and ingredients that I wouldn't use in my home much less my chicken coop! F...
  Chickens need to take dust baths to keep their feathers shiny, clean and bug-free. A kiddie pool or large tub filled with dry dirt or sa...
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Flies are a nuisance and they carry disease. Of course you can't spray chemical insect sprays in and around your coop, so natural pest ...
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If you had asked me last summer what my go-to, refreshing meal was for a quick lunch or light supper, I would have said a traditional cap...
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So now that the three chickens you originally started with just to provide your family with enough eggs to eat has turned into 25 laying ...