This was a very interesting coop built to Scott James‘ design last fall on his mini-farm. The coop was built on a steep slope with a door at the top end to “input” litter. The chickens’ activity slowly works the litter down, mixing it with their manure until it rest against a “tailgate” at the bottom end … Continue reading
In addition to 22 raised beds, we have installed composts bins, farm tables, greenhouse benches, a vegetable wash area using a re-purposed sink (pictured) and these worm bins that double as benches at the Green Plate Special garden (2115 25th Ave. S., Seattle 98144, greenplatespecial.org). “Founded in 2011, Green Plate Special (GPS) engages ethnically diverse, middle-school … Continue reading
This modified “Portage Bay Coop” has an extra two feet of space to the right with a raised bed on top. We also added a shingle roof and a purple double exterior nesting box.
We just passed the 50,000 mark for pins on Pinterest for our Williams-Sonoma “Cedar Chicken Coop with Planter. Thanks for all the love!
My Living Roof Dog House is now available through William-Sonoma! Designed for a medium sized dog and ready to plant with sedums or other drought-tollerant plants (like the wonderful “Sempervivum Fame.” shown below). The living roof keeps your pet cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Made of Western Red Cedar siding, galvalume roofing, and pine … Continue reading
The first “Saltbox Coop” was built in March of 2010, and we made 47 more that year. In 2011, the total grew to 69. Last year we made 102. Thanks to all the fans for making this a viable enterprise!
We have Warre’ Beehives back in-stock. Made from 7/8″ thick Western Red Cedar for temperature stability and superior rot-resistance. Fasteners of stainless steel. Three box model with viewing window is $300
We were surprised to see my coop on the front page of the Wall Street Journal yesterday!: Backyard Farming Gets Fancy