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Whoever said a chicken isn’t a pet has never raised one. Regardless, pets of any kind can expand your family’s life outside. Here we’d like to offer inspiration and insight into raising animals and to share design ideas to incorporate your pet’s needs into your lifestyle and landscape.

Nesting Box Retro-Fit - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

Ever since we’ve been raising chickens, we’ve been accumulating chicken-themed stuff…ties, books, towels, objects, etc.  Some of the chicken-stuff we’ve bought ourselves, but some we’ve received as gifts. And not that we’re turning all cat-lady on you…in a chicken-kind-of-way, but I guess you could say, chickens is something we’re becoming known for…in our otherwise suburban-looking-lives. Anyway, one […]

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Video Introducing Our Backyard Chickens - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

If you’ve been on RYGblog more than once you’ve probably gathered that we are the proud owners of a small flock of backyard chickens …7 of them. And although we do love them because of the eggs they give us every day, we also love them because we consider them pets…part of our family. Now…I’ve written […]

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Finally!  My last post on the design of our chicken coop.  Below you’ll find a description and rendering of the final 3 elevations – right, left, and rear.  Part 1 provided a schematic of the area where our coop/hutch sits, as well as a floor plan.  Part 2 provided a description and rendering of the […]

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Let there be light...string lights - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

If you’ve been reading RYGblog for anytime at all, you’ve probably heard me talk about “Scott Family Farm”…which is really just our side yard that we’ve redeemed from the waste of a space it used to be. (If you’re just tuning in and are interested in seeing more of what I’m talking about, check out […]

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Fresh Eggs Daily | Fresh-Eggs-Daily.com - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

As I’ve said on previous posts, one of the biggest perks of this RYG journey has been getting to  meet some truly amazing people. (I air-quoted “meet” because I haven’t actually met them…or even talked to them, but I have gotten to know them on their blogs and through emails back and forth.) Anyway…the latest person I’ve met is Lisa Steele…a 5th […]

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