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Chicken-Friendly Garden Tips from Author Jessi Bloom

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Backyard Chickens with Jessi Bloom - LivingHomegrown.com

Backyard Chickens with Jessi Bloom - LivingHomegrown.com

There is a common notion that you can’t have backyard chickens in the city AND a garden too.

And this is true if you just let your chickens loose in your backyard without any forethought.

But when done right, chickens not only bring entertainment, they also become workers in your garden so you can reap the benefits!

This post is a summary of my recent podcast interview with Jessi Bloom – the author of the book: Free Range Chicken Gardens*.

Jessi is not only an author, she is also an award-winning ecological landscape designer, certified arborist and the owner of the landscape company Northwest Bloom near Seattle, Washington.

Jessi and I chatted about how it is possible to create a habitat for your chickens in your own backyard. And about how you can merge those two worlds (chickens AND gardens) so they are happy being chickens AND you still have your own outdoor space.

It’s a win-win!

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