DIY Chick Brooder DIY Chick Brooder


Here’s the chick brooder my husband built over the weekend.  Our tiny chicks were quickly turning into big chicks and needed space that our cardboard box conversion couldn’t provide. The old brooder (the red box pictures above) served well until they had grown for seven days.  It also allowed moisture through the bottom, which was…
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Compost Compost


Ten miles due east of us begins an Indian reservation – the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.  At the edge of it is Singh Farms, where we get the bulk of our compost for the gardens.  It’s a more beautiful landscape than I remembered, where, after passing through thirty traffic lights’ worth of developed city,…
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