Gardening With Chickens: Plans And Plants For You And Your Hens by Lisa SteeleGardening With Chickens: Plans And Plants For You And Your Hens by Lisa Steele

Gardening With Chickens: Plans And Plants For You And Your Hens

byLisa Steele

Paperback | November 4, 2016

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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.

Lisa Steele is a fifth-generation chicken keeper who has been around chickens most of her life, so it’s no surprise she has made her name raising her own backyard flock and sharing her farming adventures. Lisa is also an aspiring herbalist and avid gardener who shares tips and advice on both her award-winning Fresh Eggs Daily blog and ...
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Title:Gardening With Chickens: Plans And Plants For You And Your HensFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 10 × 8.05 × 0.5 inPublished:November 4, 2016Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760350477

ISBN - 13:9780760350478

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