Jessica Bloom is an award-winning landscape designer who has her own landscape design firm, N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes.
"If your garden fantasies involve chickens, Jessi Bloom. . . is here to make those dreams come true. . . . an expert guide for the untutored." --The New York Times "A manifesto on the many ways to pamper your hens--with plants for foraging and shelter, rain-fed water bowls and eco-friendly lawns." --Sunset "A comprehensive guide from mating to medicine that will particularly help beginners. . . . Bloom makes a persuasive case." --Publishers Weekly"Numerous illustrations, full-color photos, charts and tables, garden layouts, and useful tips. . . . a wealth of practical advice." --Booklist "Exquisitely produced and artfully photographed." --San Francisco Chronicle "Bloom's obvious enthusiasm for good design and for her birds will inspire both novice and experienced chicken owners to create a garden space for hens and humans to enjoy." --American Gardener "Complete with gorgeous photos, diagrams, plans, and a very well written and easy to understand approach, you will want to get your hands upon this book if you have ever dreamed of incorporating chickens into your lifestyle." --Small Town Living "A great basic guide for first-time chicken owners and chicken owner wannabes." --Horticulture "The only book I have seen that tells you exactly how you can have your chickens AND your garden too." --Living Homegrown "Solves the dilemma of having free-range chickens and a vegetable garden." --The Oregonian "Provides a good overview on coop building styles and considerations, very basic chicken care info, do-grow/don't-grow plant lists for the chicken garden and lots and lots of gorgeous inspirational pictures." --NW Edible "I've had chickens for four years and I wish that I could have had Jessi Bloom's new book in the beginning." --Diggin Food