Kerrie Kruger

” I’m not lost for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” – Winnie the Pooh

There are so many people, so many ‘experts’ saying so much at the moment that at times the ‘noise’ they make seems worse than COVID -19 pandemic itself! If there is one thing that I know, is that the noise comes from the TV ‘news ‘and social media. Yes, it is important to stay informed, …

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Habitat or Messy Garden?

In Spring I began exploring and learning about our native bees, beneficial insects, nature spirits as a way of bringing a positive energy to the garden and to help our environment. Although bees look ethereal in the morning light, like little fairies flitting in and out of the hive, sometimes covered with the pixie dust …

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Hello Cold Days

Winter comes but just one season a year and I try to embrace the chilly weather and what it brings to us. The spirit of winter is rest, relax, reboot and rejuvenate for the coming busy seasons. There’s nothing you can do about the weather. Are in touch with winter season? Do you actually take …

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Some Herbs for Chicken Health 

Basil- Used for mucus membrane health and has antibacterial properties Catnip- Repels insects and used as a sedative/relaxant Dill- Respiratory health, antioxidant properties, sedative/relaxant Fennel- Enhances reproductive health (egg laying) Garlic- Enhances reproductive health (egg laying) / helps control parasites Lavender- Smells wonderful, lowers stress, circulatory health, , insect repellent Lemon Balm- Smells nice in …

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Life on the Urban Farm

The following is an article that was published in Grass Roots Magazine, which was written by Kerrie Kruger of Our Life Our Way 2012   Workshops and school visits fit around farm and business activities. Last year I wrote about our life on our farm and the chicken feeder that we make and sell. GR readers are a …

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Making the Journey Count

Grass Roots Magazine 2010 We live on a half-acre property in a cottage within a productive but slightly overgrown garden. Life is busy and I have to remind myself that life is a journey not a destination when it all seems to be going crazy. Peter and I juggle activities that include running a small …

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