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From NW Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RoseHaven, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. RoseHaven

    RoseHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2017
    We have a small homestead of eight acres, about five are woods. The woods have been neglected for decades, and need tending. Lots of weed trees, brambles...lots of work ahead.

    Our soil has a lot of clay, so we're using BTE to condition it.

    We've put in our little orchard this year. Apples, pears, plums, and cherries, along with blueberry bushes and currants. We also have about 30 young, middle aged, and older black walnut trees. We're hoping to add some English walnuts next spring.

    This spring we got our first chickens, and next year we plan to add rabbits.

    Hoping to meet some like-minded people, and learn a lot.

    Rose Haven Farm
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. It sounds like you have quite a bit of work on your hands! If you check the links at the bottom of every page, there are links to BYC's sister sites that may also interest you.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/category/learning-center.11/ and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Ooh love walnuts, very healthy for folks. :welcome
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