Bonnie Jo Manion has been featured in national garden magazines with her gardens, organic practices, chickens, and designs. Follow Bonnie at VintageGardenGal.com. Rob Ludlow is the owner of BackYardChickens.com, a top source on chicken raising, and the coauthor of Raising Chickens For Dummies.
Part I: Getting Started with Gardening and Chickens 7
Chapter 1: Joining Forces: Companion Gardening with Chickens 9
Chapter 2: Preparing Your Garden for Chickens 33
Chapter 3: Preparing Yourself and Your Family for Chickens 63
Chapter 4: Creating Your Space for Free-Range Chickens 83
Part II: Designing a Chicken-Friendly Garden 101
Chapter 5: Creating a Safe and Smart Garden Space: Landscape Material Ideas 103
Chapter 6: From Garden to Pasture: Perfect Plantings for All Your Needs 125
Chapter 7: Growing Good Eats for Chickens and People 147
Chapter 8: From Lawns to Poisonous Plants: Other Landscape Considerations 165
Part III: Chicken Care: Tending to Your Flock 181
Chapter 9: Know Thy Flock: Understanding Chicken Behaviors 183
Chapter 10: Caring for Chickens: Predators, Sickness, Injury, and Death 199
Part IV: The Part of Tens 221
Chapter 11: Ten Common Chicken Problems Solved 223
Chapter 12: Ten Benefi cial Tools and Aids to Have 229
Chapter 13: Ten Ways to Get Really Fancy 237
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