Chickens in the Garden
Chickens in the garden – not always a helpful statement. My girls have done a fair amount of damage when they’ve been able to get into a garden bed without permission. But I am here to tell you that your chickens can be your garden ally. So let’s talk about how chickens can help you in the garden
Chickens in the Garden – Pest Control
If you have a garden, you have bugs. As an organic gardener I am always looking for better means of pest control. There is really no better garden pest patrol than a chicken. Now I should say NEVER put your girls in an bed you are currently growing; they’ll more likely eat your garden goodies than any bugs. I like to put my girls in a bed right after harvest to eat up any bugs, slugs, etc. Chickens can scratch, dig out and eat the pests and the pest larvae making a safer bed for the next round of planting….