If you’ve ever thought about having some backyard chickens, you need to make sure they have the right accommodations. There are several factors to consider when building a coop, such as space for roosting, feed, and shade. Here is a coop design that you can build, perfect for a small flock of hens!
Whether you’re just getting into gardening or have been growing flowers and veggies for years, you need the right tools to get your plants in tip-top shape. Good, durable garden tools go a long way in making all those garden chores a little more enjoyable.
Find out which tool you should add to your collection today. Read more
How well do you know your SunPatiens?
There’s a lot to love about SunPatiens, the annual that will give you constant blooms from spring through frost. Once they’re established, they don’t need much except for water, and they’ll grow in shade and full sun.
Did you know that there are three types of SunPatiens? Read more
A holiday weekend is a good time to tackle some of those projects around the house and garden that you’ve been putting off. Weeding your garden beds is probably one of them. It seems that weeds grow faster than the plants we actually want to grow, and getting rid of the weeds is no fun. But, with the right tools, you can get the weeds out efficiently and will have more time to do something fun. Read more
We’ve been growing eggplant in the garden for many years. There are so many varieties and delicious way to prepare them. One of my favorite eggplants to grow right now is the ‘Shikou’ eggplant that’s part of the Home Grown Seed Collection.
Here are some fun facts about eggplants that you may not know.
Tracking the Legendary Monsters & Ghouls (as well as the less scary goblins too) of Arkansas…
Halloween has a special place in my heart because it was also my grandmother’s birthday. Every year my mother would throw a party in her honor with Halloween decorations, fall foods like chili, costumes, plus trick-or-treating. Although my grandmother has passed, I still carry on that tradition at the farm each Halloween with the preparations being made far in advance. In my book Halloween is the best party of the season! Read more
It’s impossible not to love fall in Arkansas. After the summer heat dissipates, we’re rewarded with pleasant weather and a changing of the leaves that’s not to be missed. Fall is one of our favorite times of year to get out and explore the great destinations Arkansas has to offer. Here are 5 of our favorite things to do around the Natural State. Read more
We are so excited to have you join us for the 10th Poultry Workshop on September 16, 2017! Whether you have had your own flock for a while or are new to raising poultry, you’ll learn all the tricks for having happy, healthy birds. Below we’ll cover some frequently asked questions we receive from workshop attendees. Read more
Many people join us for our Poultry Workshops so that they can buy heritage birds to take back home and add to their flocks. This year, we’ve put together a list of breeds we’ll have for sale at the workshop on Saturday, September 16. Read more
There are several ways to deter deer from trampling through your garden. I cover some of them here, but today we’ll focus on a favorite—plants! This list may not hold true 100 percent of the time, but most of the time these plants will send deer running for the hills and away from your fruits and veggies. Read more