A Glimpse Into an Urbangarden

chicken coop, Compost Pile, garden

Intro for those new, this is the garden we started a year and a couple months ago. We had an old coop, now we got a new one, had no walls now we do have walls, soils slightly better and growing as the compost is fattening. Check out all the worms in my compost, I use red wigglers. Stay tuned it’s going to get real country.


Below is my tomato planter I have a variety of tomatoes. Behind them is a stump planter with wave petunias. Dragged the stump from a river and it was hollowed. 


My chickens pictured below are very very good to me, I get 2 eggs a day…change their water and feed them very often. 

Get them and keep them happy and they will provide for you.


Fresh cilantro enjoyed last night for dinner, the first yeild of this years garden. Very very good.


Borage flowers that have yet to bloom very early, the flowers attract many bees and can be eaten as well. Many places use as a garnish.

The garden becomes peaceful when dusk rolls in, nice place to enjoy a good book, or relax with the birds.


Green beans seem to be growing well after getting in too early this year. 


This is my compost pile. The key to good soil, as mentioned earlier, is red wigglers in the pile actively feasting on all the good scraps.


The goal is to grow what you eat, grow more than you can eat and give to those who you love.

Lennn

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Gardens beginning y’all! 4/18/16 update¬†

chicken coop, Diy, Spring 2016

This spring things running like rampit my raspberrys are flourishing. My chickens been laying, and the seeds are beginning to boom safely indoors. Until May 18th that’s the last day to be worried about a frost in Grand Rapids, MI.    
Look at them raspberrys!

    
    
   
And my red delicious and golden delicious apple trees are budding. Birds is out and the sun is shinning, There hot dog laying in the dirt!

Please enjoy

Collecting scraps for chickens to eat

chicken coop, Winter 2015

Hey all one thing I do at my farm is I reach out to friends and family to collect scraps for my birds. Everything counts and of its rotten I’ll just throw it in my compost. It’s easy once they get a bucket to fill up for you. Or maybe they grab it from work. I’ve brought home scraps from plenty of restaurants! Hears a little bit of a treat for my chickens, cucumber and celery scraps! Mmmmm!!!

   

   
This is a nice touch to a normally boring diet.

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Starks bro’s blue berry order!

Fall 2015

Hey Ye’ all I just got my new blueberry bushes! Check it I got three heirloom varieties! I got em from Starks bro’s:

  1. Blue crop blueberry 
  2. Jersey blueberry
  3. Earlyblue blueberry

Since my soil has treated my raspberries so well I think these will do good! I put some roots organic soil in the bottom of the hole and planted them on top! I’m hoping to have some blueberries this coming summer.   

    
    
    
    
     
Thanks love y’all 

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