Melanie Carver
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BYE BYE BUGS!   Keep your coop and nesting boxes rodent & insect-free ... NATURALLY..with Herbs for Hens!  This wonderful blend of aromatic, organic herbs and edible flowers in your chicken coop nesting boxes has been carefully selected to act as a natural insect- and rodent-repellent, stress reliever and laying stimulant for your chickens. And your coop will smell wonderful!  The aromatics and essential oils in herbs are proven to calm and relax both animals and humans, and also repel bugs…

BYE BYE BUGS! Keep your coop and nesting boxes rodent & insect-free ... NATURALLY..with Herbs for Hens! This wonderful blend of aromatic, organic herbs and edible flowers in your chicken coop nesting boxes has been carefully selected to act as a natural insect- and rodent-repellent, stress reliever and laying stimulant for your chickens. And your coop will smell wonderful! The aromatics and essential oils in herbs are proven to calm and relax both animals and humans, and also repel bugs…

This is a guide about making a duck pond. Raising backyard fowl is becoming quite popular. If you choose to have ducks they will need a some type of pond.

This is a guide about making a duck pond. Raising backyard fowl is becoming quite popular. If you choose to have ducks they will need a some type of pond.

Grow strawberries in small spaces! Tutorial on how to build and plant a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet.

Grow strawberries in small spaces! Tutorial on how to build and plant a better Strawberry planter using a single wooden pallet.

Actually for my ducks, but - the pool is large, and easy to clean out. I dug a small pit under the pool, and I put the pool over the pit. The pit is smaller than the pool in diameter. There is a hole drilled in the center of the pool, with an ordinary white bathtub plug in it. Each day, just reach in there, pull out the plug, and the pool drains quickly. Rinse, then refill. Easy as 1 2 3!!

Actually for my ducks, but - the pool is large, and easy to clean out. I dug a small pit under the pool, and I put the pool over the pit. The pit is smaller than the pool in diameter. There is a hole drilled in the center of the pool, with an ordinary white bathtub plug in it. Each day, just reach in there, pull out the plug, and the pool drains quickly. Rinse, then refill. Easy as 1 2 3!!

This pond has 2 ducks but does not need to be cleaned out.  Beneficial bacteria and a filter is sufficient.

This pond has 2 ducks but does not need to be cleaned out. Beneficial bacteria and a filter is sufficient.

Put an old canoe on bricks, install a drain faucet, then fill up with water. The ducks love racing back and forth.

Put an old canoe on bricks, install a drain faucet, then fill up with water. The ducks love racing back and forth.

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I love the plant covered pergola idea and the outdoor dining but I'd have something more my style for the dining table and chairs. Would also love to see this with twinkle/fairy/LED light strands wrapped around the trusses.