Revamped Chicken Coop Plans

I thought I had it all figured out. That's how I should have known that I didn't have it quite right. So, after taking a step back and getting some wonderful advice I have reviewed, and revamped the chicken coop plans!

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Work Begins

The weather is finally getting better, and it's warming up! It got into the mid-50's yesterday, and we spent Sunday afternoon doing the first bit of demolition inside the house.

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Kitchen Option #2

Well, we did not get the kitchen previously posted in Reused Possibilities. Bummer. On the bright side - that means I get to keep looking. Lucky for me, I found this beauty this morning.

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Reused Possibilities

We want to try to be as green as possible in completing this house rehab, and part of that means recycling. In a previous article, I had posted about Murco Recycling. A few days ago, I found a beautiful Cherry Kitchen that just might work for our house.

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First Year Crops

My list of garden fruits and vegetables that I'd like to grow is much larger than anything I can pull off this year. I still plan to grow several things, though, and I'm looking forward to getting things prepared for the season. 

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Interior Ideas

We have continued to plan for the interior of the house, but no work has been started, yet. Winter simply won't give up. There is still snow on the ground in some areas, and the forecast calls for a wintry mix today.

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Chicken Coop Plans

We have continued to plan the details of our chicken hen house/chicken runs. I had mentioned in an early post called Chickens - How Much Space? that I was looking at a design that involved 1 hen house, attached to 4 chicken runs/pastures. 

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Floor Plan Changes

I went to the house for the first time on Friday. When you turn onto the street, you immediately see the house, it is the focal point of the street for several blocks. It looked big when we first turned onto the street, but just kept getting bigger the closer that we got.

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Officially Our Mini Farm!

The closing documents were signed, yesterday. It's officially our little mini farm!

Now the real work begins. I had to laugh out loud when I heard that there were no keys for the house.

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Garden Ideas

It's late January and it's time to start planning our 2014 garden. We have so many great ideas, and so little time to implement them.

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Greenhouse Research

There isn't a whole lot to say about the greenhouse at this point. It's January, and its been a terrible winter by Indiana standards. We've had lots of snow, and we've spent considerable time below freezing. 

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