Did you know that wood ash can be used for keeping mites at bay? The next time you clean your fireplace, keep your chickens in mind by storing some of the ashes for them. It's a hen's best kept beauty secret.
I'm probably off my rocker, but the following tips for growing tomato plants is all I'll ever do from now on. The best part? It's a very short, no fuss list. Do these in the beginning and reap the reward in the end!
Spring's slow arrival means that seedlings are spending more time indoors this year. Here's a look at what you can do to ensure that your seedlings continue to grow strong and healthy, and will be garden-ready when the time comes.
Choosing the right breed of chicken is a lot like dating. Well, not really, but there are serious matters of compatibility at stake and hundreds of breeds to choose from. Before making a commitment, take a moment to consider your “type.”
It's a dirty job, but someone's got to doo it—pun intended—and this way you can avoid adding more trash to the bin. Follow HOMEGROWN member and waste-disposal guru Joan's directions for building your own dog poop composter and help Fido go green.