Month: June 2014

Permaculture and Hugelkultur – Adventures in Gardening

Permaculture, what? Hugelkultur, who? Ladies and gentlemen, we have begun our journey in the wonderful world of sustainable gardening here at Canadian Acres. And it all begins with some funny sounding words with very big ideas. Over the last few years I had the…

Chicken Mania

Well, it’s official. I have a fever and the only prescription is more chickens… Just kidding… kind of. The easter eggers and olive eggers are enjoying their new home in the coop and the outdoor run. The only problem we’ve encountered is a daily…

DIY Pallet Compost Bins

Well, another week has rushed by and we find ourselves faced with the weekend. This was (another) busy week and we finally finished a few looming projects on our list. Yesterday I took the time to build myself that DIY pallet compost bin I’d been…

The Month of May

Hello all, My oh my, how time flies when you are working working working having fun! The month of May has been full of sunshine, laughter and hard work. Summer is off to a wonderful start and we are busier than ever. The chickens finally…