Loud Ducks

How loud are ducks? At 6AM, when I am trying to enjoy a few extra minutes of sleep, they seem really loud. The quaking started shortly after dawn this morning.  At first is was a soft quacking. Then all 3 … Continue reading

Unusual Chicken Coops

Although most anyone that can hold a hammer and operate a saw can build a chicken coop, it takes real imagination and creativity to make one that is creative or a pleasure to look at. I enjoy coming across out … Continue reading

Watering with Graywater

For a long time the greywater bin was hidden away behind perennials and was a family secret.  There were strict laws in California prohibiting its use without special building permits.  However, on August 4th, 2009, in response to growing concerns … Continue reading