Have you read all of the top ten blog posts of 2021 from Better Hens and Gardens? It’s always fun to go back and see what your favorite posts from the blog were.
Each year, the most popular posts are an interesting mix of topics, so I thought I would share the top ten most-read blog posts with you, in case you missed any along the way!
Let’s start from the bottom of the top ten blog posts 2021…at number ten…
10. Weed-Be-Gone, A Safe & Easy Homemade Weedkiller
This is how to make and use a homemade weedkiller recipe made with three common household ingredients. Just spray it on and it will kill your pesky weeds. The post has slowly risen in popularity and made it to the top ten for the first time this year.
9. Basic Goat Care After Kidding
Do you want to understand the basics of caring for both the goat does and kids after kidding? This will get you started and contains links to even more good information. It makes it to the top ten nearly every year.
8. Feeding Wild Birds & Homemade Suet
This post explains what to feed wild birds to attract certain species, what feeders are well suited to feeding wild birds, and provides an easy recipe for homemade suet! This is another post that generally makes it to the top ten every year.
This is an older post (2016 vintage) that slowly worked its way to the top ten. It describes what coccidiosis in goats is, how serious a condition it can be, and ways to treat it. Again, another post that is perenially a favorite.
6. Easy Homemade Glass Cleaner
Want to know how to make your own homemade glass cleaner using only three common ingredients? It works and is a lot more affordable than buying glass cleaner. This post is new to the top ten this year.
5. Goats – How Much Cold Can They Take?
Just how much cold can goats of different ages withstand? This was written because we were asked the question so often about the adorable goat kids that would arrive on our farm each spring! It tends to make the top ten every year.
4. Annual CDT Vaccination for Goats
It’s important for goats to get at least this one vaccination each year and this post describes why and how to do it. It has been popular since it was first published and moved up one to #4 in the list.
3. Feeding Nigerian Dwarf Dairy Goats
This post remains in the top ten and is on the somewhat confusing topic of what to feed goats or Nigerian Dwarf goats.
2. Don’t Throw Those Easter Lilies Out – How To Keep Easter Lilies After Easter
Want to know how to prolong your Easter Lilies blooms and then how to plant them outdoors so you can enjoy them for years to come? This post moves into the top ten and #2 position for the first time this year.
1. How To Keep Goats & Chickens in the Same Yard
I seldom invite others to write for Better Hens and Gardens, but occasionally I do – this post by Liz Greene has done brilliantly and moved into the #1 spot this year.
I hope you enjoy some of these top ten blog posts 2021 and if you have suggestions for future posts, let me know! YOU the reader often have much better ideas.