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Large Chicken Coop Plans: Instructions to Build Your Own

Spacious Options for Your Hen House - an art deco design chicken coop

Keeping chickens isn’t a difficult task, however you do need to ensure their safety and health by providing a space for them to live and roost. Although there are many prefabricated chicken coops from which you can choose from, sometimes building your own is a better approach, especially if you own a large flock. Chickens …

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All About Lettuce: Varieties and Interesting Facts

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Lettuce has been cultivated for thousands of years as supplemental food stuff and has become a staple in most cultures as the perfect leafy green to serve alongside favorite main dishes. Although you may have heard from time to time it truly has no nutritional value, you can most definitely ignore this advice as all …

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Best Bedding for a Chicken Coop: Keeping Your Poultry Warm and Comfy

Best Bedding Options For Happy Chickens - 4 chickens on the ground

If you keep chickens, or are thinking of keeping chickens, you definitely need to provide a floor covering, or bedding material of some sort. This helps absorb moisture, keep your coop clean, and provides a comfortable place for your chickens to walk and nest upon. The best bedding for a chicken coop is very specific …

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All About Strawberries: Your Favorite Red Fruit!

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Strawberries are one of the world’s most favorite fruits and have been cultivated for thousands of years for its sweet, juicy, and slightly tangy flavor. Hardy and easy to grow, they contain an abundance of vitamin C and antioxidants to help keep you healthy! They also pair well with a wide variety of both sweet …

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All About Potatoes: Fun Facts for All Ages

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Potatoes often become part of a ‘that vegetable’ controversy every few decades due to fads in diets and a general misunderstanding of what a potato provides. Although a starchy root veggie that is carbohydrate-based, it is packed full of nutrients and serves as a dependable, and important food crop. The following article explores all about …

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Healthy Foods Under $1: Stock your Kitchen With Nutrient Rich Choices

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There is no need to avoid stocking up on healthy food choices because you are on a strict grocery budget. Although it may seem that eating healthy is an expensive option, especially if you are feeding a family when you break down the cost of many products you will find that most fall well under …

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