DIY Chick Brooder

DIY Chick Brooder

We built a chick brooder over the weekend.  Our tiny chicks were quickly turning into big chicks and needed space that our cardboard box conversion couldn’t provide. The old brooder served well until they had grown for seven days.  It also allowed moisture through the bottom, which was less than ideal, and … Read more

Growing Great Tomatoes

Fresh tomatoes in garden

One of my most successful crops has always been tomatoes, which is great, since a homegrown, fresh from the garden tomato is one of life’s greatest treats. If you are interested in growing tomatoes in the desert (or anywhere, really), I’ve found the key to be a good fertilizer and an early … Read more