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How to make Hummingbird nectar

Spring is here, and so are the birds! We currently have a black bear in our land so to not encourage him too much to visit we don’t put bird feeders out, except for the hummingbird feeder. Nectar in the store can be a…

Building a chicken coop

We are building our first chicken coop! When we were starting out we intended to colonize the rabbits and chickens together, but decided against it as rabbits can get sick, dirty with chicken poop, and the chickens might peck at the baby bunnies. In…

Outdoor rabbit hutch

We got our rabbits last summer but they were in our shed and garage over the winter and we were not a fan of the dirty barn smell in a hard to clean area. So we decided to build an outdoor hutch! We plan…

How to make a Self-watering planter

Did you get spring fever and plant all your little seeds only to realize the following week you were going to be gone all week? That’s what we did. Oh no! How are we going to make sure the plants are watered?! Well here…

Drilling our well

We need to find a better solution.  We have hauled water from the house to the garden in a 65 gallon tank and watered the plants with a wand for the last 6 weeks. Our new fruit trees, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and asparagus were…