Quail eggs… What can I say? I thought those babies would sell like hot cakes making my little garden birds pay for their own keep. Oh, boy, was I mistaken! 15-16 eggs a day, every day, adds up quickly and then I had to figure out what I was going to do with all […]
Today we will have 10 hours and 23 minutes of daylight. Why is this important for those of us that raise birds? Because a bird’s laying cycle is based on daylight hours and the laying cycle peaks at 14-16 hours of daylight. This is why if we don’t supplement light we get fewer eggs in the […]
With winter arriving I had thought about making an enclosure for the quail to live in. We have 10 birds now and I would like to breed them so it would be nice to be able to really observe them. It would also make it easier to collect eggs if they were caged. A funny […]
This adventure starts with bugs, to be exact roly polies… At first I thought “oh, how cute, roly polies!” but then they started to take over the garden! How did they even find their way to my desert oasis? I started to look into them a little and it turns out they are actually called […]
We have a few types of aloe vera plants that grow in the cactus garden. If aloe vera is happy it will basically multiply like rabbits. You can take the smaller aloe vera off and replant it. Ours seem to be very happy so, I decided I would find some ways to use it up. […]
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