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botanicatropicalia: Chromolithographic Plates by Lewis Wright.
Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket, Put Them In The Egg Skelter
Herbs for Healthy Chooks include: garlic, onion, chickweed, dandelion, fennel, rue, fennel, wormwood, cress, marigold, mint, comfrey, mullein roots, thyme, marjoram, sage, nasturtium, and parsley. From Mudbrick Cottage Herb Farm, Australia.
via Bruce Bailey on Pinterest.
Chicken Awesome: Deborah Vivien Cavendish, Dowager Duchess of Devonshire (1995, age 90), photograph by Bruce Weber.
"Here I keep hens, up to 250 of them, the free-est range known to poultry." ~ Duchess of Devonshire on the game larder at her 35,000 acre estate.
Required reading: Home to Roost: and other peckings.
Story book chicken coop, with cottage garden. Residence to Black Copper and Splash Marans, Red Laced Blue Wing Wyandotte, and a Blue Ameraucana. Claremont, California.
Outdoor garden sculpture made from re-cycled machinery parts in Pennsylvania by Ben and Kate Gatski of Gatski Metal.
A brilliant concept from a company in England: Eco Hen Houses. With three different models to choose from, these Mailbox Coops will house up to three chickens. The Deluxe Model (top) has a 4’ chicken run.
I’m obviously going to have to move to England.
Hilton Hen Hotel, complete with a rose garden. The climbing Lady Banks rose is a perfect blanket for this little bungalow.
Watering The Garden by Peter Mark Monsted