It’s Almost Hatch Time Again. How Did That Happen?

After thinking about many chicken coop name ideas, the coops now have brand spanking new names. The main coop will henceforth be known as Featherburn Lodge and the small coop will be The Henley Hut. Both of these names have high country New Zealand influences. There are many named huts in the bush, popular with…

The Great Vege Garden Expansion Plan Rises Again

The Great Vege Garden Expansion Plan is back on track and it is exciting. First, I had to turn off the water pump and move the carport tap from one side of its post to another, so it was out of the path of the next raised bed to be built. Then I re-did the…

Building Projects & Chickens Are Still Coming

Building & Cutting Timber is the flavour of the season. Building projects continue around here and I have been using up a lot of our supply of timber that's been lying around. This is good. And bad. After building the raised Mandarin Bed by the deck, I decided to take to the deck with the…