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Plants and the coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by havi, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    I live in Texas so it gets pretty hot here. I want to plant some kind of flowers or plants around the coop. For shade and to make it pretty. I was thinking about honeysuckle. Im looking at chicken coops on flickr and see a lot of them with Clematis growing on them. So I assume those are okay? Im wanting to plant these on the ourside of the run so they dont get their roots scratched all the time. Any help or thoughts?
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing 11 Years

    Mar 10, 2007
    I think it would be great if you can find something that the chickens wouldn't kill. I would like to do something also, cuz the run gets the setting sun and it gets hot, even here in Michigan. I'll have to try clematis.
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
  4. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    Havi, I live in San Antonio and I was thinking about the same thing. Recently, I saw some pumpkin vines that were a dark green color and looked great, and I was thinking about using them.

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