Chickens naturally stop laying in winter. But we've passed the winter solstice and it's time for my girls to get back on the lay. Here's some natural tips for encouraging hens to lay.
Time is precious. It’s a limited resource and I'm guessing most of us feel like we don’t have enough of it. One of the techniques I use to save time is function stacking – a permaculture concept that can save time and resources in the garden and beyond.
Ho to make sweet-smelling natural citrus and beeswax fire starters.
I've banned myself from using the word "busy". I no longer respond to the question "How are you?" with an automatic "busy". My to-do list is still long, but the sense of busyness is almost gone. The main change is that I'm getting better at distinguishing between what is important and what's urgent. Important tasks take priority these days. And I try to steer clear of urgent tasks that are really not that important in the scheme of things.