Critters on our zone 9b property

We have a lot of critters on our property in zone 9b Florida. Some are wild, and some we care for. Some are beneficial to our food forest garden and others we just keep as friends. Check out all of our critters and how we care for them!

our sulcata tortoise

our sulcata tortoise

Sulcata tortoises, aka the African Spurred Tortoise, are the 3rd largest tortoise species in the world. And how my 5 year old convinced me we needed one, I dunno… But, surprisingly, our sulcata has a great personality and I’ve grown quite fond of her. She comes out of her pen to greet us and he…

raising mealworms

raising mealworms

Raising mealworms is an easy way to produce an abundance of protein-rich food for chickens and reptiles. Now there is even a growing trend to raise mealworms for human consumption. There are many ways to set up a mealworm farm, but the basics are all the same. What you need to know about raising mealworms…