Gardening with Chickens

There's no need to choose between chicken keeping and gardening! This book includes a variety of strategies, garden designs, and tips for integrating two popular hobbies.

Author: Lisa Steele

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 9780760350478

Category: Gardening

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Welcome to a world where chickens and gardens coexist! Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a unique journey through the garden. Start by planning your garden and learning strategies and tips for keeping your plants safe while they grow. Plant with purpose, choosing from a dozen plans for theme gardens such as Orange Egg Yolks or Nesting Box Herbs. Or choose a design that's filled with edibles - sharing the bounty with your family and your feathered friends. Then comes the fun part: enjoy the harvest, even let the chickens graze! Lisa's friendly writing, together with inspirational photos and illustrations, will have you rolling up your sleeves and reaching for your gardening tools. Lisa also covers a range of topics just for chicken-keepers, including: - Chickens and composting - Using chickens to aerate and till - Coop window boxes - Plants to avoid when you have chickens - Lists of the most valuable crops and herbs - Advice on how to harvest and use many of the plants - And much more! Whether you're an experienced chicken keeper, master gardener, or just getting into these two wonderful hobbies, Gardening with Chickens is an indispensable guide for a harmonious homestead.
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Gardening with Free Range Chickens For Dummies

Get started — grasp the concept of gardening with chickens, understand how the two complement one another, and get your yard and family ready to welcome home your free-ranging flock How does your garden grow? — get a grip on designing a ...

Author: Bonnie Jo Manion

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118547540

Category: Gardening

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Provides guidance and step-by-step instructions for designing and implementing a host of different chicken-friendly garden plans, offers an overview of caring for a flock, and discusses the anatomy of a coop --
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Organic Gardening 4 BOKS IN ONE Backyard Chickens Companion Planting Container Gardening Vegetable Gardening

This Collection Of Books Will Teach You: All the essential rules to start gardening, and everything you need to know for planning your organic garden so that you will be able to start developing effortlessly your garden blueprint from day ...

Author: Edward Crops

Publisher: Edward Crops

ISBN: 1801327203

Category: Gardening

Page: 398

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55% OFF for Bookstores! NOW at 35.99$ instead of £55! Are you looking for the easiest way to start growing your personal Organic Garden without the need for a big open space and a lot of time to set everything up? Your customers will never stop using this fantastic organic gardening guide!!! Organic Gardening is a great exercise for both the body and the mind, and it has been proven to be very healthful as well if something is weighing heavily on your mind, gardening can help you move your focus away from the problem and reduce the risk of depression. Whether you already started your organic garden, or you are a beginner wanting to learn more about it, this mega-book contains all the pieces of information and practical easy-to-follow advice you need. This Collection Of Books Will Teach You: All the essential rules to start gardening, and everything you need to know for planning your organic garden so that you will be able to start developing effortlessly your garden blueprint from day one The differences between each kind of vegetable gardening, for you to immediately know which kind of garden you should decide to start based on your needs What is raised bed gardening, and what's the best material to build it, to have a solid, long-lasting foundation that will make all your greens flourish for a long time without having to constantly fix it How to create your personal hydroponic system, to make the most out of the space you have available, and to ensure a faster, pest-free, growth of your vegetables The easiest strategies for companion planting, for you to obtain the maximum results possible without wasting any precious space and avoiding all the common mistakes beginners do that can ruin their garden and waste their time How to grow plants and edible vegetables in urban areas, to still experience the joys of gardening even if you don't have a garden, without having any weed problem, or possible soil-borne diseases Everything you need to know to raise and keep chickens in your backyard, like how to buy your chicken wisely, and much practical advice for a perfect henhouse to make your chickens grow happy and healthy no matter what ...& Much More! Organic Gardening is really an amazing, healthful, and environmentally-friendly activity that, with the right bits of advice, anyone can easily do at home. Other than this, eating something you cultivated, grew, and foraged is a wonderful experience that everyone should try at least once, so... Buy it NOW and let your customers get addicted to this amazing guide to organic gardening!
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Free Range Chicken Gardens

Free-Range Chicken Gardens covers everything a gardener needs to know, from the basics of chicken keeping and getting them acclimated to the garden, to how to create the perfect chicken-friendly garden design and build innovative coops. ...

Author: Jessi Bloom

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604692372

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom offers step-by-step instructions for creating a beautiful and functional space and maintaining a happy, healthy flock. Free-Range Chicken Gardens covers everything a gardener needs to know, from the basics of chicken keeping and getting them acclimated to the garden, to how to create the perfect chicken-friendly garden design and build innovative coops.
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Backyard Chickens

This book is the perfect reference, whether you're already keeping chickens or an absolute beginner thinking about getting a couple of chooks.

Author: Dave Ingham

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781952535956

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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Keeping a few hens was once only for rural dwellers with big yards - or inner-city hippies. Now it's mainstream and an attractive proposition wherever you live. Fluffy little recycling units that eat weeds, bugs and scraps and turn them into organic eggs - what's not to love? Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old - they're a natural extension for everyone with a vegie patch, and for those who like eggs but are concerned about the welfare of commercial hens. This book is the perfect reference, whether you're already keeping chickens or an absolute beginner thinking about getting a couple of chooks. Dave Ingham offers compulsively readable advice on how to start, housing and feeding, settling chickens in with other pets, troubleshooting, and the (minimal) commitment required to keep your backyard hens healthy and happy. 'This book is the what for, how to, where and why of chickens for novices and wranglers alike.' - Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia
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How to Build Chicken Coops

If you enjoy gardening, you might wish to consider giving your chickens access to
your garden. Your chickens will enjoy the opportunity to browse your plants and
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Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 9780760364116

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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This revised and expanded edition of How to Build Chicken Coops—one of the best-selling titles in Voyageur's successful series licensed by Future Farmers of America (FFA)—provides complete and easy-to-follow instructions on building a coop, including 16 pages of new content. Voyageur's acclaimed FFA-licensed series has helped countless first-time animal owners confidently care for their new companions. How to Build Chicken Coops provides answers in a one-stop reference so chicken owners don't have to waste time searching online for advice. Whether readers are involved in the FFA, interested in starting an urban or suburban flock, or just curious about country living or urban farming, raising chickens is a great way to get started. And, when you build your own coop, you can make customizations to meet your specific needs and save money at the same time! Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, How to Build Chicken Coops is a trusted guide to new chicken keepers of all ages. Inside, readers will find more than just a collection of plans, but a compendium of the background and insider information for chicken owners. How much space will you need? What is dust bathing? How many nest boxes and windows will your coop need? How much will it cost? What steps do you need to take to keep your chickens safe from predators? Expanded and redesigned to appeal even more to middle and high school age enthusiasts, How to Build Chicken Coops takes the guesswork out of building a safe and comfortable home that's just right for your flock of chickens.
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Journal of Horticulture and Practical Gardening

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City Chicks Print Edition

There are growing numbers of city dwellers keeping small flocks of laying hens in their backyards and gardens.

Author: Patricia L. Foreman

Publisher: Good Earth Pub

ISBN: 0962464856

Category: Gardening

Page: 461

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"There are many books about keeping chickens, City Chicks is the only book that explaines how to put them to work by emply their skill sets. The local foods movement is mushrooming and chickens are the mascot. City Chicks brings fresh, innovative and new information about keeping ? and employing ? backyard flocks of urban chickens." -- from publisher's website.
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Western Garden and Poultry Journal

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Raising Chickens For Beginners

There are many people who dream of raising their own food, not only for the satisfaction in doing so but because it can be much healthier.

Author: Timothy Tripp

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781683688518

Category: Technology & Engineering

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There are many people who dream of raising their own food, not only for the satisfaction in doing so but because it can be much healthier. Rather than start with large livestock, chickens are a very good way to ease yourself into raising your own meat. They are less labor intensive than sheep, cattle, or pigs and take much less land to thrive on. Chickens are a good way to introduce yourself to raising your own livestock. They are small and with and poultry is said to be healthier than red meat or pork. Even if you just want fresh eggs, raising chickens can be very rewarding and even entertaining.
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Vegetables Chickens Bees

Everyone's in the garden! And there's no better time to grow your own vegetables than now. For gardening success--in any space!--this is the only book you need. Want to grow your own veggies but don't know how?

Author: Carson Arthur

Publisher: Appetite by Random House

ISBN: 9780147530622

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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From balconies to backyards, get set for gardening success--in any space! There is no better time to grow your own vegetables than now. Whatever space you have (backyard, front yard, balcony, patio, rooftop, window sill, kitchen counter, patch of grass) this book shows you how to grow your own garden-fresh vegetables, starting now. Included inside is everything the beginner gardener needs: • Gardening guides for every space: from patios to rooftops, and from container gardens to in-ground growing • Expert info on sunlight, soil, water and weeding, as well as the right seeds to pick, how to start them and how to care for your plants as they grow • Step-by-step guides for 20 key veggies (including tomatoes, carrots, kale, cucumbers, potatoes, garlic, herbs and fruits) • DIY how-tos for over 15 home garden projects (including building your own planter boxes and plant pest-protectors) • Also included are primers on keeping your own backyard chickens and bees, plus Carson's 15 favorite recipes for using garden-fresh produce . . . and much, much more Carson Arthur is Canada's favorite gardener. Now he's sharing his experiences, no holds barred, to set you up for self-sufficient homegrown veggie success in any space. This is the only book you will need.
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101 Chicken Keeping Hacks from Fresh Eggs Daily

This guide includes these handy ideas and much more: Feeding: Try homemade scratch, growing fodder, or frozen treats The Run: Make a chicken swing or DIY scarecrow Chicken Health: Find ideas for boredom busters, homemade salves, and herbal ...

Author: Lisa Steele

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 9780760360644

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Spoil your chickens and beautify your coop with 101 Chicken Keeping Hacks from Fresh Eggs Daily. Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a behind-the-coop tour like you've never seen. Lisa has spent years figuring out the best ways to keep chickens healthy, the natural way, and she's collected more than just your average tips. 101 Chicken Keeping Hacks from Fresh Eggs Daily includes simple ideas for re-using and upcycling old items, as well as detailed information on using natural ingredients to enhance and improve your chickens' lives without breaking the bank. This guide includes these handy ideas and much more: Feeding: Try homemade scratch, growing fodder, or frozen treats The Run: Make a chicken swing or DIY scarecrow Chicken Health: Find ideas for boredom busters, homemade salves, and herbal teas The Coop: Keep it clean with a natural coop cleaner and make your own coop curtains The Garden: Build an herb drying rack or brew a batch of chicken poop “tea” So what are you waiting for? Make your chickens the happiest birds on the block!
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DIY Chicken Keeping from Fresh Eggs Daily

Build a better life for your chickens! Join Lisa Steele, chicken keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, to learn how to build just about everything you might need for your coop, run, or farmhouse kitchen.

Author: Lisa Steele

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9780760366455

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Build a better life for your chickens! Join Lisa Steele, chicken keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, to learn how to build just about everything you might need for your coop, run, or farmhouse kitchen. Whether you're a DIY novice looking for an easy win or a more experienced builder looking for chicken-specific projects, you've come to the right place! The chapters are packed with a variety of ideas, covering every skill level: The Basics: Lisa will tell you what tools you absolutely need, the ins and outs of pallets, and a few special skills, like how to transfer lettered designs to wood. Quick and Easy Projects: Get started with projects that take minutes or hours, not days! From a decorative cutting board coop sign and paned window coop mirror to more functional projects like a clothespin herb drying rack and dropping board, you're sure to find the right starter project. Handy Projects: Ready to take on a slightly more challenging build? Try the removable coop ladder roost, boot tree stand, feed dolly, chick-sized jungle gym, or chicken-proof herb garden. Pallet Projects: What's better than DIY projects? DIY projects made from free wood! Use pallets in all forms (whole, partial, and boards) for the projects in this chapter. Make a coop tool holder, chick roosting bar, swinging bench, feeding station, coop shutters, compost bin, and so much more. Weekend Projects: More time doesn't necessarily mean frustrating or too difficult. The ambitious, yet easy-to-follow, projects in this chapter include a sliding barn coop door, a-frame integration pen, and a roadside egg stand. No matter what you need for the coop—or what your chickens might want you to build first!—you're sure to have fun as you create a coop and run that's the envy of your neighbor's flock.
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American Gardening

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Let s Hatch Chicks

Follows a chicken named Violet as she prepares to be a mother hen, has her chicks, and takes care of her new babies.

Author: Lisa Steele

Publisher: Young Voyageur

ISBN: 9780760357859

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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In this book you ll meet Violet, a plucky and fun-loving chicken. Violet has an exciting secret: she s ready to be a mom! Join Violet as she keeps her eggs warm and protects them from danger. See what happens each week as the chick grows inside the egg. When new chicks arrive, the fun begins again! They need food, a new home, and sometimes a helping hand.
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The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens

Kathy Shea Mormino, aka The Chicken Chick, shares her wealth of experience as a chicken keeper in a fun and abundantly illustrated format in The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens.

Author: Kathy Shea Mormino

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 9780760352427

Category: Gardening

Page: 180

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Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, The-Chicken-Chick.com. Now her practical, down-to-earth approach to chicken-keeping is available in book form. Sharing her years of hard-earned experience and collaborations with poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, and professors, she provides simple steps to care for these uncommon pets with confidence. Kathy’s personality permeates the book as she guides newbie, veteran, and would-be backyard chickeneers alike through all aspects of small-flock care—from getting into the hobby to housing, feeding, egg production, health, and much more. The result is accurate information presented in the fun and abundantly illustrated format that Mormino has delivered on her blog for years.
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Backyard Homesteading All in One For Dummies

Raise chickens Keep bees Compost Can and preserve This book gives you everything you need to embark on your own homesteading adventure. Start your homesteading adventure! Knowing where your food comes from.

Author: Todd Brock

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9781119550754

Category: Gardening

Page: 560

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Live a more sustainable lifestyle Historically referred to as a government program for revitalizing undesirable living areas, "homesteading" today has come to mean the pursuit of a self-sufficient lifestyle. Homesteading can include everything from keeping bees, growing vegetables, and composting to installing solar panels, creating a rain barrel, and canning your own food,—plus much more. Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies has a little bit of everything for the homesteader in all of us. It walks you through the basics of creating your own sustainable homestead and offers expert tips and tricks for making it as easy and successful as possible. Raise chickens Keep bees Compost Can and preserve This book gives you everything you need to embark on your own homesteading adventure.
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The Essential Guide to Self Sufficient Living

The Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living combines the know-how of Back to Basics with the charm of The Farmer’s Almanac. This is the perfect gift for anyone interested in a more self-sufficient, greener, country lifestyle.

Author: Abigail Gehring

Publisher: Good Books

ISBN: 1680997114

Category: House & Home

Page: 176

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Grow your own vegetables and herbs, indoors in containers or outside in a garden. Raise chickens or goats. Build a beehive. Make your own nontoxic cleaning sprays. And more! Gehring’s books on country living have sold more than 500,000 copies. In this book, she offers a guide to country living skills that is as charming as it is practical. Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step instructions for essential skills such as building a chicken coop are interspersed with country lore and old-fashioned tips and tricks. Readers will learn how to: Container garden Raise chickens Make candles Churn butter Grow vegetables Make jams and jellies Dry herbs Ferment vegetables Make cheese And more! The Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living combines the know-how of Back to Basics with the charm of The Farmer’s Almanac. This is the perfect gift for anyone interested in a more self-sufficient, greener, country lifestyle.
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