Growing Your Own Snacks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Evewon, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Evewon

    Evewon Chirping

    Oct 5, 2014
    I have an extensive garden with loads of different edibles and flowers growing. I mostly grow this stuff because I think it to be pretty and it feeds the song birds and attracts all the pretty pollinators. We got our 8 girls in June and now that they are older, they have grown fond of a lot of my garden bounty. Since I am only going off of what I personally grew this year, I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions of what I should intentionally grow next year for snacks for the girls. They loved the brussels spouts, cabbage, swiss chard, and gourds. They absolutely go nuts for kale. I do have a lot of flowers, and have heard of people feeding marigolds, but was wondering what other blooms were edible too. Thanks in advance!

    Here's some vids of our girls munching on some grub

  2. 11mini

    11mini Songster

    Aug 17, 2014
    Lake Stevens, WA
    Mine went crazy for green beans.
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  3. cehasz

    cehasz In the Brooder

    Jul 28, 2014
    Tomatos! Mine love tomatos more than anything! Any tomato that doesn't make it to your kitchen, give it to the birds!

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