Is your garden ready for the winter? Do you have any idea how to prep and nourish your garden for the coming winter months? Come see how! Prepping my garden for the winter season comes with mixed emotions. I’m always grateful for the generous crop my garden gave me, but a tad bit reluctant to […]
I’d like to invite to the home tour of Farmhouse 1820! Come in and see how we have remodeled and redecorated our 203-year-old home. My dream of owning an old farmhouse goes as far back as I can remember. Little did I know back then, that I would be living out my dream, and preserving […]
We’re going on four years of having backyard chickens, and we’re still really enjoying them. They’ve become our pets, really, each one with a little personality of their own, and like any pet, they’re always happy to see you.
Living in the Northeast, winters can be brutal and being prepared is paramount. Good chicken feed, along with keeping a flock block in their coop for them to peck at as they need is always a good idea. Having said that, we don’t add a heat lamp or extra heat source to our chicken coop.
There’s a little extra upkeep when taking care of chickens in the winter. However, here is why we don’t heat our chicken coop in the winter.
Every year around this time, I always like to share my guidelines to prepare your house for winter. I like to think of fall as the season of colorful endings and crisp beginnings. It’s also a season of reminders; easy DIY tasks and guidelines that need to be prepped and accomplished to help you get through the cold, ominous days of winter and keep your house running efficiently.