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Free-range Chicken Gardens

How to Create A Beautiful, Chicken-friendly Yard
Bloom, Jessi (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Free-range Chicken Gardens

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Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh eggs aren't the only benefit -- chickens can actually help your garden grow and thrive, even as your garden does the same for your chickens. In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom covers everything a gardener needs to know, including chicken-keeping basics, simple garden plans to get you started, tips on attractive fencing options, the best plants and plants to avoid, and step-by-step instructions for getting your chicken garden up and running. For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colorful chickens happily roam, Free-Range Chicken Gardens is the guide that will bring the dream home to roost.
Authors: Bloom, Jessi
Title: Free-range chicken gardens
how to create a beautiful, chicken-friendly yard
Publisher: Portland, Or. :, Timber Press,, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 221 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Jessi Bloom ; with photographs by Kate Baldwin
Contents: Chickens and gardens, working together
Chickens in your garden: practical considerations
Designing a chicken-friendly garden
Landscape materials for chicken gardens
Plants with purpose
Innovative chicken housing
Friends and foes of hens in the garden
Alternate Title: Chicken gardens
ISBN: 9781604692372
Branch Call Number: 636.5 B6554f 2012
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The families who are featured in this book love their chickens and respect them more than simply egg-producers; they are treated as pets.


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