The Givens Grove

Our DIY Projects, Gardening, Homesteading, Farm Life, Animals and Orchard-To-Be

How “NOT” To Build A Chicken Tractor.

Let’s be honest here. How much fun would it be if I only showed you the things we got right and turned out perfect. Well for one, that would lead you to believe we got this “mess” all together. And…
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The Battlefield That Is My Garden.

I am a lover of all things nice and neat.  Most days, my life is anything but nice and neat.  Apparently I am only capable of taking care of and cleaning up after myself. Doesn’t bode well for a family…
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The Garden Progression

In the years leading up to our move to The Givens Grove, I had read book after book on homesteading, organic gardening methods and the like.  Never once actually getting to implement these awesome ideas floating in my head!  I…
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Do We Even Like Chickens?? Part II

In “Do we even like chickens?? Part I” we learned that yes, we do like chickens!  Once we “knew” chickens were a good fit for us and loved, loved, loved their eggs, we wanted to share these fabuloso eggs with…
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Do We Even Like Chickens??

So three years ago we decided we needed chickens. Okay, I decided and my husband didn’t exactly put up a fight. So that qualifies as “we” correct?? Let’s not get distracted by details.  Chad suggested we start out with four…
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