Permanent ToDo Lists

I am a serious list maker. Long ago, at the end of the night, I’d sit down and make my todo list for the next day- meticulous and right down to the nitty gritty. It’s amazing what you can accomplish with a list telling you to get ta frick to work. That was before the…

How We Spent Our Sunday

When we first moved onto the new homestead, we discovered an unwelcome surprise. Now, I’m not going to name names, But I am going to take a stand and say, leaving a boat load of trash behind when you leave a property is…. a lot of negative bad things. I don’t really like to be…

Chicken Care 101- Spring Cleaning

Here at Gillis Gardens, we are big believers in preventative measures for maintaining good flock health. Part of that is a bi-annual coop cleaning. As I have mentioned before in my Winterize Your Chickens Blog, we use the deep litter method to help keep our girls home warm in the coldest of Northern Maine winter….