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Our Little Coop

Location:  Antioch, IL

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Other

Crops:  Apples, Basil, Bell Peppers, Blueberries, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Lavender, Lettuce, Melons, Mint, Oregano, Pears, Peas, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes

Animals:  Cats, Chickens, Dogs, Ducks, Quail

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  We are on a journey to transform our 1/4 acre backyard into an urban farm/homestead! Follow along at www.ourlittlecoop.com

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  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on June 8th, 2013 at 07:09 am

    Thanks for visiting my page. I've taken a tour of your Little Coop. Very Impressive. I'll follow you on Facebook, too. I'm always envious of people who are able to make homesteading/urban farming a way of life. My urban farming is reserved for weekends but, like you, I definitely find it to be therapy that helps everything else make sense.

 
  • Posted by: Jenna on September 1st, 2012 at 07:32 am

    I like your profile picture. Do you have more pictures you can put up here? I am looking for interesting ideas...
    I do have a question: Why do you have the handles on your raised beds?

 
  • Posted by: guchswife on August 26th, 2012 at 06:12 pm

    Congratulations on the Farmer of the Day!!

 
  • Posted by: brittley47 on August 26th, 2012 at 01:15 pm

    Congrats!

 
  • Posted by: Wong88 on August 26th, 2012 at 08:52 am

    Best wishes to the Farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 26th, 2012 at 08:16 am

    Congratulations on being farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Red Hill Hollow on August 25th, 2012 at 08:00 am

    What a lovely yard! Looks like your gardens and your little coop are all new. I checked out your website. Good start. I like your drip irrigation system but can't imagine doing that to all 20+ tomato plants.

 
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