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[18 Jul 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
Weekly Roundup – Outfoxing Foxes

Various resources for keeping foxes and poultry separated, chook pen designs, fencing, a chicken feeder, and the Australian FeralScan web site.

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[30 May 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Weekly Roundup – Trivets and Egg-Bots

Another newly-discovered local blog, roasting with a trivet, spring bulbs, the egg-bot robot, and some US towns turning their back on federal licensing and inspection regulations for locally-produced food.

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[14 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Weekly Roundup – Fruit Tree Swales and Chicken Tunnels | ]
Weekly Roundup – Fruit Tree Swales and Chicken Tunnels

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Info on fruit tree swales, another Illawarra blogger, a cool tinyhouse, young people getting into farming in the US, wind knitting, and chicken tunnels.

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[28 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Weekly Roundup – Amazing Chicken Coop, Backyard Aquaponics

How to build an automatic chicken coop door opener, the world’s fanciest chicken coop, Kiama Community Garden’s new blog, backyard aquaponics, and Fresh the movie.

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[16 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Weekly Roundup – Wood Pallets and Swales

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How to dismantle wooden shipping pallets and use them to build sheds, chicken coops, animal shelters and other useful structures. Also how to dig swales, and an indoor farm in Tokyo.

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[24 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Weekly Roundup – Rooting Hormone, Eco House and Leftovers Recipes | ]
Weekly Roundup – Rooting Hormone, Eco House and Leftovers Recipes

How to make rooting hormone from willows, frugality in primetime media, eco house and garden, buying/renovating/using your home wisely, River Cottage recipes and a Permaculture Visions tour.

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[10 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on Weekly Roundup – Woodland Home, Eggs and Grains | ]
Weekly Roundup – Woodland Home, Eggs and Grains

Interesting reading from the past fortnight: a low impact woodland home, the true meaning of “free range” eggs, baked eggs in bread rolls, preventing fruit fly, growing grains in your backyard, and Dirt Girl World for the kids.

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[29 Nov 2010 | 5 Comments | ]
Weekly Roundup – Mulch Paths, Tinyhouses, and More Pigs

Items of note I read this week: mulched garden paths, sub-acre agriculture, tiny houses, a DIY first aid kit, and lots of backyard pig-raising.

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[19 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Weekly Roundup – Worming Pigs and Solar Nests

What I’ve been reading about this week – worming pigs naturally, butchering pigs, sustainable display homes, KiamaSphere, Book Depository, modern homesteading, how to freeze eggs, and the solar nest.