Preparing a Space for Your Backyard Chickens

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Raising backyard chickens is a great experience for the whole family. One of the primary requirements is providing housing that is comfortable for your backyard flock. Young chicks can be raised in a variety of structures, but the area should be warm, dry and ventilated, but not drafty. Also make sure it is easy to […]

How to Start Raising Chickens: Start Your Backyard Flock

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Raising a backyard flock can mean birds come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. Families interested in eggs or meat typically choose chickens. But show birds, game birds, waterfowl and turkeys are becoming increasingly popular for people who simply enjoy watching colorful, unique birds in their backyards.
If you’re looking to get fresh eggs, consider […]

February Garden Tips

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

February Garden Tips
Keep in mind that the average last freeze for North Texas area is not until mid-March. Even so, many plants normally begin to show signs of growth in February, which makes it the perfect time, to get outside and work in the yard.
Pruning is both an art and a necessary maintenance function. Most […]

Best Bets for February Gardening: Planting Potatoes

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Planting potatoes is top of the list this time of year especially with our unpredictable North Texas weather—our February weather can be a gamble—temps can be spring-like one day and fall below freezing the next. But, the weather extremes should not deter gardeners from planting this month.
Other good go-to cold weather vegetables are root produce such […]



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