Is it possible to have a pretty yard with flowers around the chicken coop? With the recent addition of the backyard farmhouse chicken coop, I have added some landscape gardening around the coop. Using galvanized containers and some perennial shade plants, this has become an area to enjoy. Chicken Coop Landscape Gardening Ideas Before this […]
Small Hobby Farm
With simple directions, we built a small backyard farmhouse chicken coop. Complete with nesting boxes, roosting areas, multiple doors, a couple of ladders and a beautiful design, our chickens will have the best coop on the block.
Today, I am sharing some photos and a video as the children and I spend a day in the garden. We built a few new raised garden vegetable beds, a new raised flower bed, spread mulch and pulled weeds. Join us for a day in the garden!
It is late Spring here at Rocky Hedge Farm and of course that means a lot of gardening, flower planting, and so much more outside activities are going on. I built raised vegetable garden beds last year, added a few perennials but I have plans for a lot more this year.
I love having a cut flower garden and this year I am adding Cosmos to my cut garden beds. I have read that they are profuse annual bloomers that are perfect for the cottage garden. They are known as very easy flowers to grow from seed and will last long through the summer until the first frost.
We recently purchased property that adjoins our current farm area, and we have a lot of clean up to do. However, with determination and a vision in mind, we know how beautiful this area can be.
Well, it has been a long time since I have given an update about the farm and the process of moving our double wide mobile home. So, since I have been getting a lot of emails I decided it was time to give you all an update.
Onions are one of the most loved vegetables in our home. Whether diced, carmalized or sauteed they are delicious in any dish, at any meal. Onions are also one of the easiest vegetables to grow in a garden, and with just a few simple steps you can learn how to plant and grow big, sweet onions in your garden.
Using galvanized buckets or old washtubs in the garden is a great way to add a bit of character and farmhouse charm to the vegetable, herb or flower garden. It’s easy to turn any galvanized metal tub, bucket or pail into a planter with just a few tips.