Interesting that you mentioned raising chickens. Even though we're in a semi-rural suburb, we're allowed to have chickens. The only thing is that one of our neighbors was forced to get rid of his rooster years ago because someone complained about the daily "disturbance" - LOL!
Anyway, there was a story on the news just the other day about a green gardener who bought pullets and talked about how to prepare the coop, prepare to wait a bit until the chickens start producing, etc. I think that, if I had the time to care for them, I'd like to try my hand at raising a couple of chickens for the eggs.
My husband has been planning the veggie garden and has already started the seedlings. We usually lay a drip irrigation line in the beds.
My biggest challenge is time. I don't have a lot of it, due to my training and work schedule. But, I love gardening and the joy of seeing plants respond beautifully. I envy those of you who have success with your gardening and small livestock.
Have fun and please let us know how things go for you. I think you're awesome!
Edited by: ACORALSEA at: 3/26/2011 (08:02)
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