So...this week I hire a dandelion wine taste tester. She wears bandit mask to work! Do I fire her?
My new employee explains it's to protect her from the corona virus. What can I say? Looking at those dreamy eyes highlighted and made all the more hazel by her pink bandit mask that doubles as a bandanna. I find I can't turn her away. Just yet... Anyhow she promises a full report on the wine by end of this week. Very…
Best criteria for purchase of homestead property?
It is our goal to start a small family farm, approx. 2-5 acres with basic barn, work shed, and a simple, one story family home. Is there any advice on criteria we should follow when choosing property to purchase? Any pointers from those of you who have had this kind of experience is greatly appreciated.
Need ideas for how to use a freezer that quit working
It seems like there should be some creative uses for a big insulated container. Root cellar, maybe? Has anyone made a root cellar out of an old freezer? What else could I do with it?
Recycling old news - potting up
Today I prepare for potting up some of my seedlings Old newspaper and my paperpot maker build by wood turning from an old log by my father. Wrapping the newspaper around the pistil Wrapping the edges into the middle and putting the pistil in the lower part then turning several times And ready is the pot for potting up…
Comfortable Face Mask
The pony tail ties for my mask pained my ears after wearing 3 hours and found this configuration more comfortable. Here are a few tips on how to make your mask stable but more comfortable on the noggin. Cut a strap 36" long 2" wide of the same material as using for mask, iron like a three fold bias tape, and sew with a…
Small and Medium Greenhouse Production
I'm new to greenhouse production. I have a small four shelf standing unit and a medium size 8 shelf walk-in unit. Since I am new to it I am trying very hard not to have preconceived expectations what I should/should not see happening. I also have the (some might say) disadvantage I live in a 4 seasons climate so my days…
Green bean trellis- Husbands latest woodworking project
This is the latest project in our suburban food medicine back yard... I’m jealous of the green beans because I want to use it for my loofahs! If you zoom up her engraved and burned a scripture in it... I love this so much!!