Thank you all for attending the 5th Annual Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour! We had about 1,000 attendees and it was a huge success!
In the upper right corner of this blog, under the page Austin Funky Chicken Coop Tour, you will see some new pages we prepared for the tour. We will continue to add to this throughout the week with pictures and videos.
The most glorious veggie in the garden is without a doubt, the tomato. Right off the vine, a warm, sweet tomato is one of summer’s greatest pleasures. Here at BuzzQuack, we planted our tomatoes a couple of weeks ago. It was too early and we suffered some losses as a result. We were impatient and paid the price.
Here at BuzzQuack, we’ve never planted leeks. We just don’t cook with leeks much. Though we are big soup eaters, this year was the first year we tried our hand at potato-leek soup, and the only reason we did was because we found two big leeks growing alongside the arugula in the garden. Continue reading The Big Leek!
We here at BuzzQuack were delighted to discover out why our ducks suddenly stopped laying shortly after they started again for the season.
The autumn temperatures became mild, and the ducks were happily laying, and then after a week or so, they stopped. It was frustrating. I had searched the yard for secret nests, but I found none. Until yesterday afternoon. Finally, I tipped over the kayak and nearly fell over when I found NINE duck eggs. Continue reading The Easter Bunny’s Got Nothin’ on my Ducks!
Even if you’ve never gardened, garlic is a super easy and satisfying crop to grow. You don’t even need garden space, just pot will do. If you have a feed store or garden center, you can buy garlic for planting. Continue reading Plant Your Garlic!