Kai: These are my Japanese Fantail gold fish. I have kept Fantails before, but never tried to breed them. I’ve heard double tail varieties are more challenging to breed than single tails, so this will be an interesting experience.Continue reading Breeding Fantails
Why Chickweed is Amazing!
This cool weather plant is great food you can forage for yourself and animals!
New Eggs for Hatching
Kai: We decided to give some hatching eggs a go, and get some more experience in raising chicks.Continue reading New Eggs for Hatching
Mystery duck, & Chicken feed
This domestic Muscovy duck landed on our roof the other day! We only saw her one time after this occasion. Either way, odd sighting as we are still in a fairly urban setting. She may belong to somebody. We’ll keep you posted!Continue reading Mystery duck, & Chicken feed
Pet Animals on the Homestead
Kai: So how can “pet animals” benefit from permaculture and homesteading?Continue reading Pet Animals on the Homestead
Kai: Earlier January I was blessed yet again, by the man who provided me with my lady pigeons. This time I was gifted 2 breeder pairs. They are blue bar racers and they are absolutely beautiful.
Thanks again so much, I love my birds!
What is this smelly Mushroom? STINKHORN!
Chickens vs quail
Kai: Which is for you? Although it’s best to do your own research and get multiple opinions on the subject, our personal experience boils down to what our original plan for these types of birds was, which after a year’s experience, we still find to be the same.Continue reading Chickens vs quail
Why do we Homestead?
Kai: So why do we homestead?Continue reading Why do we Homestead?
Kai: Although not a typical homestead plant, succulents and plants belonging to the aloe and air plant family can be fun and interesting critters to propagate. They make for easy house plants and help to clean the air. Studies even say they can reduce stress when put into a home or work environment.Continue reading Succulents