How to Turn a Shed Into a Chicken Coop

The reality of beginner chicken keeping is that you'll need a chicken coop sooner rather than later. Baby chicks grow up fast! Here's how to turn a shed into a chicken coop so you can easily provide your birds with a safe place to live. 

Here's how to turn a shed into a chicken coop so you can easily provide your birds with a safe place to live.

Baby Chick Health 101

Chick season is fun, but make sure you're prepared to welcome new chicks to your backyard and keep them healthy. Good baby chick health early on gives your birds the building blocks they need to become healthy adults.

Good baby chick health early on gives your birds the building blocks they need to become healthy adults.

How to Turn a Chicken Egg Basket into Spring Farmhouse Decor

I've had the same chicken egg basket for years. Yes. It's been useful, but honestly, I usually forget to bring it with me to collect eggs and end up stuffing them into my pockets. I was thinking about my spring farmhouse decor and my old chicken egg basket came to mind. Here's how I combined a decor idea and an old egg basket for an updated and refreshed spring look. 
Here's how I combined a decor idea and an old chicken egg basket for an updated and refreshed spring look.

How to Make Silk Tie Dyed Eggs

Silk tie-dye eggs are a beautiful way to reuse old silk (think ties) you may have around the house. They are mess-free and easy since they get the hard-boiling and dyeing done in one step. An added bonus is their wow-factor. Here's how to create your own... 


Four Pre-Made Chicken Coop Options

If you’ve got a backyard flock, or are just starting one, a chicken coop is probably top of mind. We’ve had a flock for years and we had to build our coop from scratch since we live on a hill and the entrance to our backyard is limited — we couldn’t move a fully assembled pre-made chicken coop into our yard. Even so, I’m always looking at coops wherever I find them. I love to see all the features and styles for inspiration. 

Here's a look at some basic pre-made chicken coops through a veteran chicken keeper’s eyes.

Here's a look at some basic pre-made chicken coops through a veteran chicken keeper’s eyes.

How To Care For A Shamrock Plant

This is the time that shamrock plants are in abundance in stores each March. Should you lay down a few clams and purchase one? Yes! Shamrock plants are worth it for a holiday treat and an easy-to-care-for houseplant that will rebloom again and again. 

Buying a Shamrock plant for St. Patrick's Day gets you a hardy plant that will rebloom again and again.

A Guide to Raising Baby Chickens for Beginners

Nowadays many are taking back some control and raising their own food via a flock of backyard chickens. It’s not a bad idea! If you’ve never raised a flock before, or need a quick refresher, here's a quick guide to raising baby chickens for beginners.

If you’ve never raised a flock before, or need a quick refresher, here's a quick guide to raising baby chickens for beginners.

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