Our Chicken Coop Design (Part 1 of 2…err 3)

Given the frequency of posts about our feathered ladies, I know some of you may think my life revolves around our chickens.  Well I assure you that’s not the case…but they do add quite a bit of texture to my family’s life.  But with that…I do have yet another post on our chickens…and this time…

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Topping off the Perfect Easter Basket with “Let’s Hatch Chicks!” by Lisa Steele

Let's Hatch Chicks by Lisa Steele - Fresh Eggs Daily | FreshEggsDaily.com & RedeemYourGround.com

If you’ve read any of my chicken-related posts, odds are you’ve gotten to know fellow blogger Lisa Steele … of Fresh-Eggs-Daily fame. She is the expert when it comes to all-things-chicken. Besides being a 5th generation chicken keeper, she’s also an author, Master Gardener, an aspiring herbalist, sought-after content contributor, TV personality…I could go on…

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RYG 2016 in Pictures … What a Year It Was!

RYG 2016 Year In Review - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

I’m still not certain if all this social media shtuff is a net-good-thing or not. Which is quite ironic given that I’m relying on social media to reach you … and it’s partly the foundation on which I’m trying to build Redeem Your Ground. Oh the tension of life. Regardless, one thing I do appreciate…

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Your Ground Redeemer

ENO Double-Nest Hammock - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

I once did a post on last minute gift ideas for your ground redeeming friends and family t … and was recently been asked if I was going to do it again. Well … the answer is, “I am.” Today. Right now. So keep reading. (By the way, feel free to check out the other…

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[VIDEO] Introducing…Our Backyard Chickens!

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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Garden Trends 2015

Garden Trends 2015 - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

  Man…when we signed off at Christmas…saying that we’ll reconnect in the New Year, I had no idea that it would be over 3 weeks before we did. Sorry about that…but thanks. Our time away has been very good..and I hope yours was too. We had some great time together as a family…which was really nice and much needed. We also spent a…

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Let There Be Light…String Lights!

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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Why, Yes…Our Backyard Chickens Do Have Names

Backyard Chickens DIY Sign - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

I shouldn’t find it funny, really…that one of the most common questions people ask about our chickens is “Do they have names?”. Although having chickens as pets is trendy in some circles, it’s still not the norm…so given that most peoples’ context for chickens is what they’re having for dinner, it’s not that odd of…

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My Top 5 Chicken Coop Designs

RYG 2016 Year In Review | Backyard Chickens - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

Now that spring is here and the weather finally seems to be cooperating, I’m chomping at the bit to get some of my projects outside underway. One area of our yard I’m going to focus on first is in and around our chicken coop…my ladies are needing just a bit more attention! So off to Pinterest…

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We Love Our Backyard Chickens … But They’re Not for Everyone

Raising Backyard Chickens - Redeem Your Ground | RYGblog.com

Britt and I were just talking the other day about how crazy it is that we’ve become chicken people…not crazy, walking around with feathers in our hair and chicken poop on our clothes chicken people (well most of the time), but chicken-owning, chicken-loving chicken people. When we got married we would have never dreamed of…

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