In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom shows that you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too. Fresh eggs aren't the only benefit: Chickens can actually help a garden thrive, even as the garden does the same for the chickens. Free-Range Chicken Gardens covers everything you need to know, including chicken-keeping basics, simple garden plans to get you started, tips on attractive fencing, what to plant and what to avoid, and step-by-step instructions for getting a chicken garden up and running. For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colorful chickens happily roam, this is the guide that will bring the dream home to roost. Paperback; 224 pages.