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Girl power

Spreading grass seed with the neighbor kids.

Anna recruited some local girl power to help spread more grass seed and straw.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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What a timely post - I have been wondering what type of perennial grass would you recommend spreading if I was planning on running chickens on it?
Comment by SH Fri Apr 6 08:26:33 2018
SH --- In my experience, chickens like the tender, small-leaved grasses the best. Something like bluegrass or perennial ryegrass could be a good choice, but it will depend on your climate and where you live. Definitely add in some white clover!
Comment by anna Fri Apr 6 08:39:52 2018





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