Plants inside and outside of coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickalicia, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. chickalicia

    chickalicia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live where it will get very hot this summer. And Iam Wondering can I and what plants can I plant or hang inside and outside of coop that will be good for them and help with shade
     
  2. triplepurpose

    triplepurpose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure what your setup is like, so I don't know if this would work, but I once grew loofah vines on the chicken wire siding of our coop. They grew up and across the roof and all over. I had to rig it so that they couldn't reach the vines through the wire though, otherwise they shredded them). Something like that might work for you, providing a shady arbor, as well as a useful harvest of some sort. Vining zucchini, chayote, beans or other climbing vines...?
     
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  3. BSL Egger

    BSL Egger Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure if you want to grow anything on the inside as they will eat the plant. Outside would be better, but make sure that the plant doesn't all of the sun. Anything like a fern bush would work
     
  4. chickalicia

    chickalicia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ty for the advice I will try them ;)
     

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