Collards are a photosynthesis machine. Not one to wait for flower, fruit, seed, or root development; collards produce the food we need without any distractions. And they taste great.
No, I’m not a guest expert on coyotes, but everything hunts chickens. There are more predators in urban environments than in sparsely populated rural areas, attracted by all the things we do to keep our pets happy. Right now, we’re on bobcat watch here at Sundew Gardens and I’m keeping the hens cooped up. I don’t know if it is a coincidence, but egg production is way down. Or like the article says, it’s a seasonable thing.
I’ll be posting my twice a month newspaper column in the Seminole Voice. This one is most appropriate for the first. http://www.seminolevoice.com/news/2013/oct/02/your-next-farmer-might-be-throwback/