Tag Archives: chicken coop

Chicken Video!

i finally figured out how to add a video to my blog from my iPad. I just needed adequate Internet reception. The video is of my three hens. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

October update on the harvest

Our fruit and vegetable harvest total for the year so far is 190 lbs. I’ve had enough surplus to be able to put by dried mint, spaghetti sauce, dilly beans, bread and butter pickles, and watermelon pickles. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mid-March photos of my garden

Spring is a time of eternal hope in the garden with new leaves, shoots and blooms. Take a photo tour of this southern California urban “farm.” Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

February fruits, flowers and veggies in a southern California garden

A photo documentary of a profusion of fruits, vegetables and flowers growing in a coastal southern California yard in February. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

A day in the life of this urban “farmer”

A day in the life of this urban farmer included cleaning out the chicken coop and composting before going to work at the Orange County Conservation Corps, where I teach conservation awareness and positive values to mainly Hispanic males, many of whom are gang members on probation. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The first egg, the first egg!!!

One-time costs plus recurring costs result in a $1,000 chicken egg. But it was worth it to have fresh eggs in our own yard. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

My hens are here!!!

I just added three hens to my backyard urban “farm.” A video shows how they’re settling in. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments