WHO Says?

This is a blog about gardening, growing you own food in a suburban setting. Creating your own food stream. Today we spend a minute or two on the why of gardening, on the larger picture of what we eat, and why, and who says so. It’s all my pediatrician’s fault. I sat in the pediatrician’sContinue reading “WHO Says?”

Tribute to White Chicken

Yesterday White Chicken was diagnosed. The real cause of her ill health was “internal egg laying.” There is no certain cause of internal laying, and no real cure. It means that a chicken’s yolks (ovum) begin to be deposited in her internal body cavity, rather than traveling down the oviduct, getting clothed in egg whiteContinue reading “Tribute to White Chicken”

Vent Gleet: Clearing Up Messy Vents in Laying Hens

Ohoh! You can’t hide and running away won’t help you, honey! Two of our chickens now have white discharge stuck to their butts, and this morning’s research suggests they have “vent gleet.”  Hooray there are some easy fixes. Sharing this article with with you  – here’s to poultry health! Messy vents are not uncommon forContinue reading “Vent Gleet: Clearing Up Messy Vents in Laying Hens”

transPlanting

  These are exiting and nerve-wracking times in the political landscape – doubtless many of us are tired of hearing about the latest shenanigans from the stump.  But I couldn’t help making the connection last week to the presidential hopefuls as I passed by the table in our bedroom this morning that is loaded withContinue reading “transPlanting”