Gophers in the Garden
We got a dog border-collie who loves to dive for them. I'm not sure what is worse, the Gopher holes or the big holes my dog leaves after finding and catching them. Most of the holes can be refilled with the small CUT tractor I got with the straight blade. Other times, it's just the shovel and rake. Now, since this is a…
Non-toxic or low VOC paint recommendations for inside the house?
no affiliation to any of them but heres a good list https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/10-best-nonvoc-lowtoxic-interi-50915
Turmeric not from India?
most likely whats in your grocery store isnt from India, that would be my first try....also most herb stores have a at least one turmeric product not form India. (Frontier Coop, Starwest Botanicals etc) just do some googling, there are plenty of non Indian organic fair trade sources out there
Designing the Homestead
Hi J, I'm in Southwest Colorado, zone 6a. We live in the mountains and there's really nothing here that doesn't eat a chicken, so we opted to create "Fort Knox" for our birds, complete with 1/4" hardware cloth apron and etc. (If you want your chickens to survive, don't use chicken wire -- it's only meant to keep chickens…
Hand sewn clothes aren't all that difficult either. Have made some of my most comfortable clothes (Renaissance Faire costumes) while camping out at the Faire site. Made an oversized muffin cap as well, that I can pull in whatever direction I want for shade - super easy and quick, and I love it.