Posts tagged with ‘Tennessee’


“Krewe of Coops” Chicken Coop Tour, No. 15 — Ten Garden Lofts

Friday, March 19th, 2021

In this fifteenth episode of the Krewe of Coops virtual coop tour, we visit ten fantastic coops built using The Garden Loft large walk-in chicken coop plans


Make It Your Own: “Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour, No. 7 — The Garden Loft Large Walk-In Coop

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Spacious chicken coop from blueprints
In this seventh installment of the Krewe of Coops, I’m excited to show off five examples of our latest and largest coop design, The Garden Loft. . . (more…)

Make It Your Own: “Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour, No. 3

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

In this third ride of the Krewe of Coops, we feature The Garden Ark mobile chicken coop design, with several examples from around the U.S. Enjoy the parade!


Make It Your Own: “Krewe of Coops” Virtual Chicken Coop Tour, No. 2

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

It’s time again for the Krewe of Coops, a celebration of what people have been building with our chicken coop plans. This time, we’re featuring The Garden Coop design exclusively, with nine fantastic examples from across the U.S. and one from Australia. So gather your feathered friends, find a comfy perch, and enjoy the parade!


Make It Your Own: Susan’s Tennessee Garden Coop with an A-frame henhouse inside!

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Chicken coop modified to include an existing a-frame mobile coop.

Susan at Gum Tree Farm in Tennessee already had a small mobile chicken coop, but was looking for a larger, more secure space to complete her chicken habitat. So she cleverly used The Garden Coop chicken coop plans to build a custom enclosure into which she installed her existing A-frame chicken coop for use as a henhouse.


Make It Your Own: Megan’s Nashville Garden Coop

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Recycled barn wood creates a rustic look on this backyard chicken coop.

As an early and active participant in Urban Chicken Advocates of Nashville, artist Megan Lightell helped with the push to make backyard chickens legal in Tennessee’s capital. And when the ordinance finally passed in early 2012, she celebrated right away by building her dream coop. The rest of this post comes directly from her. . . .  (more…)

Make It Your Own: Merri-Lynn’s Colorful Garden Coop, Kingston Springs, Tennessee

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Merri-Lynn and her daughter built this colorful chicken coop with plans from
Merri-Lynn sent in this picture of her Garden Coop build in Tennessee. She worked on it with her daughter, who, as a big Hannah Montana fan, insisted on a bright color scheme. Merri-Lynn wrote:

We couldn’t be more proud of the way it turned out. It took a number of weekends to complete as we had to wait for additional hands for a few of the steps, but for the most part we completed it ourselves. The directions were easy to follow, and I would recommend that anyone can take on this project. Our chickens love their new home — color and all!

Thanks to Merri-Lynn for her picture and comments. If you like what you see, let her know with a reply below. And tell us, what colors are your chicken coop?