The winter greenhouse

Every autumn I sow a mustard greencrop in the greenhouse beneath the still growing tomatoes and peppers. Mustard for soil is like lemon juice for livers – a deep cleanse, (or biofumigant if you want the techy term). I don’t chemically sterilise my greenhouse soil or go through the rigours of emptying it all out […]

Natural remedies for worms in Chooks

Sweetie (chook on the left) has a dirty behind – a possible sign of worms. If I get in quick, I’ll save the day with herbs! Spring’s a common time for worms, so lets be prepared with some natural solutions. Prevention really is the best cure. Here’s how, on the whole, my chooks remain worm […]

November in the Chookyard

Soaking grains to feed your chooks makes them super nourishing and easy to digest (the two things go hand in hand). Chooks eat less soaked grains than dry, a sign they are being nourished. Sure its a bit of extra effort, but if you’re eating the eggs don’t you want them to be little super […]