Welcome to a world where chickens and gardens coexist! 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!
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, a master gardener, or just getting into these two wonderful hobbies, Gardening with Chickens is an indispensable guide for a harmonious homestead.
- Lisa Steele