Maintain a beautiful garden with chickens? Easy.
Chickens are great gardening assistants, with lots of benefits for a home garden and landscape—from soil-building to managing pests and weeds. Home gardens can be great chicken habitats if designed well, and Gardening with Free-Range Chickens For Dummies provides a plain-English guide with step-by-step guidance for creating a gorgeous chicken-friendly landscape that helps the chickens and the garden thrive.
Gardening with Free-Range Chicken For Dummies offers guidance and step-by-step instructions for designing and implementing a host of different chicken garden plans. Plus, you'll get detailed information on the best plants and landscaping materials for your chicken garden (and the ones to avoid), seasonal considerations, attractive fencing options, predator and pest control, and much more.
A plain-English guide with step-by-step guidance for creating a chicken garden
Advice on how to manage chickens while maintaining a beautiful garden
If you're looking for step-by-step advice on building a chicken garden, Gardening with Free-Range Chickens For Dummies has you covered.
- About This Book(第1頁)
- Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
- What You’re Not to Read(第2頁)
- Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
- How This Book Is Organized(第3頁)
- Icons Used in This Book(第4頁)
- Where to Go from Here(第5頁)
- Part I: Getting Started with Gardening and Chickens(第7頁)
- Chapter 1: Joining Forces: Companion Gardening with Chickens(第9頁)
- Chapter 2: Preparing Your Garden for Chickens(第33頁)
- Chapter 3: Preparing Yourself and Your Family for Chickens(第63頁)
- Chapter 4: Creating Your Space for Free-Range Chickens(第83頁)
- Part II: Designing a Chicken-Friendly Garden(第101頁)
- Chapter 5: Creating a Safe and Smart Garden Space: Landscape Material Ideas(第103頁)
- Chapter 6: From Garden to Pasture: Perfect Plantings for All Your Needs(第125頁)
- Chapter 7: Growing Good Eats for Chickens and People(第147頁)
- Chapter 8: From Lawns to Poisonous Plants: Other Landscape Considerations(第165頁)
- Part III: Chicken Care: Tending to Your Flock(第181頁)
- Chapter 9: Know Thy Flock: Understanding Chicken Behaviors(第183頁)
- Chapter 10: Caring for Chickens: Predators, Sickness, Injury, and Death(第199頁)
- Part IV: The Part of Tens(第221頁)
- Chapter 11: Ten Common Chicken Problems Solved(第223頁)
- Chapter 12: Ten Beneficial Tools and Aids to Have(第229頁)
- Chapter 13: Ten Ways to Get Really Fancy(第237頁)