Category Archives: Composting

The Mostly-Organic Compost Pile

When I began this homestead-oriented journey back in 2009, one of the first things I did was to start a compost pile… of sorts. The previous owners of [..]

Composting, Household Modifications, Sustainability ,

Life is Good

As I type this, I’m sitting on the grass in the chicken yard, watching the girls hunting and scratching and pecking. There’s a pretty good wind up that’s [..]

Chickens, Composting, First Weeks, Gardening, Housing , , ,

The Chickens Are Coming!

We’ve had three days in the 50’s now – the sun has been out, and the vast swaths of snow are melting away. As much as I have [..]

Chickens, Composting, Planning, Planning ,