Plants, animals, and people living in Coastal North Carolina are influenced by large, shallow bodies of water, called "Sounds." The Sound's daily influence can be a challenge or a gift. The word "sound" also means "in good condition; not damaged, injured, or diseased." Sound Harvest and Garden will try to reflect both those meanings, as I aim for sound vegetables, herbs, chickens, eggs, and ornamentals, all from my home by Core Sound.
Monday, January 6, 2014
Hens and the vortex
Hens can handle cold. Hens can handle wet. What they can't handle is cold AND wet. The ladies got a huge dry pile of wood shavings in the coop to help keep them warm tonight, and lots of dry straw in the run to keep them off the wet ground tomorrow. They should be fine now, no matter what the polar