Category / chicken coop

November 14, 2019
Often I receive questions and emails about getting started with chickens. I get so excited for new chicken keepers and love welcoming them to this community.  Some people that I hear from, start their chicken keeping adventure with day old chicks. Others want to skip the baby stages and welcome pullets or hens that are…

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September 22, 2017
Chickens love to be outside. They get a thrill from free-ranging in the yard and garden. They love to explore, scratch in the grass and hide under large plantings for afternoon naps.  However, sometimes it is not feasible for the chicken to be allowed to roam freely where they want to go. The reasons are…

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March 13, 2017
I love gardening with chickens. It has been something that I have enjoyed immensely over the years. One of the most beneficial ways to maximize your space in the garden is to think vertically by adding climbing vines. This gardening trick allows you to make the most of the garden space that you have available.…

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August 26, 2016
Quietly this spring we did something crazy.  We found a lovely house that spoke to us on the way to one of our favorite beaches. It was up for sale and with a huge leap of faith we made an offer and it was accepted. We hadn’t even sold our original house, and yes- I…

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January 24, 2016
I was recently near San Diego, California for filming. They chose to film on this amazing piece of property that featured a chicken cathedral style chicken coop.  I had a chance to chat with Jean, the visionary and creator of the the coop. Not one detail was overlooked and it is a true work of…

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February 25, 2015
It snowed again last night. I got up early to begin shoveling and snow blowing the long driveway to the street. It was quiet. A few birds were singing but for the most part, I was alone to contemplate the morning, the crisp air, and the most beautiful blue sky that had begun to emerge…

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December 27, 2014
Merry Christmas Friends I hope you all are having wonderful holidays. I’m taking a few days off to celebrate with family. Wishing you all a New Year filled with much love, laughter, success, and health. See you in 2015.

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August 2, 2014
This week the chicken coop gained a newly painted green door. Green doors are symbolic of life. I also had the pleasure of teaming up with Country Living Magazine to share the coop with their viewers. Here are a few pictures taken for the story. Head on over to Country Living Magazine’s website for the…

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April 25, 2014
We’ve had lots of excitement here. This past week, we’ve been working with our friends over at Briggs Landscaping to help prepare the area for the new chicken coop. We decided to place the new coop in the same area as the old one. So, we moved the girls and their existing coop and run to…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.