Please Keep The Poop Off The Patio

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We absolutely love our chickens. They run around the yard all day like little dinosaurs and scratch up our lawn looking for insects, leaving their wonderful fertiliser behind, we get delicious fresh eggs from them (and we know what they were fed) and we love the fact that Sydney is growing up around farm animals. I love the


Summer Fun For The Kids In Puerto Rico

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Saturdays With Summer; Chicken Chasing, Egg Collecting, Swing Swinging, Skateboard Swing Ripping, Baby Pool Splashing, Craft Table Coloring, Peanut Butter and Jelly Eating and Story Time Listening.


Building A Fence Part 1

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[caption id="attachment_1980" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Front Yard July 2012[/caption]Summer and I have gone back and forth on if we should or should not build a fence in the front yard. Originally, I was against the idea and wasn't open to it. After a bit of back and forth, we made a decision. Summer's Selling Points: A fence in the


I Built a Chicken Tractor!

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I built a chicken tractor! I bet you are probably thinking: "What in the heck is chicken tractor?!". So before your mind starts wandering to visions of a chicken-sized farm vehicle and our chickens driving it around the property going about hilarious adventures, a "chicken tractor" is really just a portable, floorless chicken coop. I decided to build


Our Trees are Ready for Battle!

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We've planted several dozen (50ish) citrus, exotic fruit and avocado trees on our property, and while many of them are flourishing and doing well, unfortunately we keep losing trees to careless weedwackers. Recently we've lost a canepa, tangerine, kumquat and avocado in the battle that is maintaining our property. No bueno!! We made another trip out to the