A great chance find at the library, lying there on top of a returned-book cart. This isn't a book review or recommendation, although Barns, Sheds & Outbuildings is a cool browsing volume, full of clear explanations, instructions, and photos. What it did was remind me, as my … [Read more...] about Reading about building stuff
First day of summer, and the day before the arrival of 25 20-week-old, ready-to-lay Shaver Red Sex Link CHICKENS. Clearly, time to begin building out their new home. It shouldn't take too long! :) Working on and off through the day, the frame went up, and by early evening, the … [Read more...] about Extending the chickenhouse
More building the seedling room at the new farm. Bob came by on Sunday, and I stayed on to work solo for a couple of days. This is where we get down to details. What gets me here is the number of PARTS that suddenly come into play near the end. Where initial demolition and … [Read more...] about New seedling room: doorknobs and AC plugs
It's slow and steady with the new seedling room. I've only managed to commute to the new farm for one or two days a week this month. It's a little frustrating, watching the time go by, but I guess it's good for building up energy for all the stuff to come in the next three … [Read more...] about New seedling room: getting there!
If I happened to be looking for monthly tiny farming themes, this particular January is clearly all about chickens and tools (and thinking about stuff!). It's not the usual January routine around here. Normally, I'd be hanging the lights back on the light racks, checking out my … [Read more...] about Tiny farming in January