Tag Archives: chicken coop

Chicken Coop with Living Roof

I had toyed with the idea of raising chickens for several years but, with no existing chicken house on the property and no idea where I would put one, I pushed the idea aside. But never the dream. The chicken house I had in mind would be a combination of garden shed and chicken coop.  I had envisioned […]

Chicken Coop Update

My little chicken coop has undergone some change since last year. The living roof is filling in nicely with a variety of sedums On the front and side of the coop I planted amsonia hubrechtii (Arkansas blue star), ornamental millet, old-fashioned petunias, celosia, wild bergamot (bee balm)  and sunflowers. I found an old enamel table top at […]

Santa Baby

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here. Or the movie Frozen. After 8 days of this mess, my driveway still looks like this. The chickens are not sure what to think about all this white stuff. This is their first major snow and they are not about to come out of that coop.  […]

Chicken Coop Update and Some Other Stuff

I just realized I haven’t done a chicken coop update in a while. There are some changes coming to the coop, but I wanted to show you how the roof is coming along. Let’s travel back in time to late winter when the coop was being built. I planted the roof in April And here it is […]

Would the Person that Took the Month of May Please Bring it Back?

How can May be almost over?  I still have so much to do before the summer heat arrives….. First, I would like to join in on the blog of miss c and post the view from my back porch. The sun rises over this mountain and thankfully I’m an early riser so I don’t miss it. […]

Catching Up

I am way behind on the happenings around the farm so hang on, we’ve got a lot to see. These little ladies are behaving for now. But come August they become the famous Naked Ladies ( Lycoris squamigera)  The foliage of this lily pops up in early spring, soaks up sunshine for a couple of months and then goes into hibernation until August.  Other […]

This and That

I took advantage of a beautiful day to do a little bit of this and a little bit of that. First, I want to bring you up to date on the chicken coop/garden shed project. We have a little more to do on the inside, but my builder’s first priority is my dad’s house and then […]