May 12, 2015 @ 4:58 PM

I am simply determined to have free range chickens AND some pretty flowers and yummy veggies. I'm expanding on some ideas I've used successfully in the past and trying out some new ideas that I'd share with fellow gardeners and poultry keepers.

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I try my best to wait until early May to plant annuals. I plant up a lot of pots, and the chickens are ready, as always, to "help" me with any project. Once upon a time I planted nice garden beds with flowers and herbs, but now I plant in pots as it's easier to keep the chickens out of them once you learn a few tricks.   Mike built these raised beds several years ago for our ...

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