Learn how to build a sustainable chicken habitat with the Wiley Gardening with Free-Range Chickens For Dummies. If you’re looking to start and maintain a beautiful garden with chickens, this complete guide will teach you everything you need to know to build the perfect, thriving chicken habitat in your own backyard. Best of all, it’s all written in plain-English, and takes you step by step so it’s perfect for beginners or seasoned growers who want to add chickens to their garden.
Chickens are great gardening assistants, it turns out, but only if you know the proper steps! That’s why this book offers guidance as well as step-by-step instructions for designing and implementing a host of different chicken garden plans, depending on your available space, tastes, and needs. You’ll learn about choosing the best plants and landscaping materials for a happy garden and chickens alike, plus seasonal considerations, attractive fencing options, predator and pest control, growing food for people and chickens, and much more.
About the Author
Bonnie Jo Manion has been featured in national garden magazines with her gardens, organic practices, chickens, and designs. Follow Bonnie at VintageGardenGal.com. Rob Ludlow is the owner of BackYardChickens.com, a top source on chicken raising, and the coauthor of Raising Chickens For Dummies.
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