If you are ever faced with an excess of kefir (which happens all the time to me) make kefir cheese! If your kefir grains are anything like mine it just keeps churning out the kefir whether or not we’re drinking it, and happily multiplying themselves in the process. Kefir cheese is similar to cream cheese […]
If you are thinking about raising honey bees to add to your garden here are some good books to start reading and learning.
Ahhh, spring. The sun comes out longer, rains encourage the grass and weeds to explode with growth, and gardeners everywhere jump into action to get the garden going. The pace can be almost a little frantic sometimes. Unless you have a plan for seed starting or a large budget for transplants, it’s not hard to […]
The mailbox lid clinked shut, and the dog started barking at the window as the mailman walked down the sidewalk to the next house. My daughters, just barely four years old and two clamored at the door to “help” me get the mail. I tried to keep their fun spirit as I lifted them up […]
A simple composting toilet system is easy to build and maintain. You can use this DIY composting toilet to reduce bills, reduce waste, and create valuable compost.
Hale bales are iconic of farming, but one of the limitations of keeping animals on a city lot is figuring out how to store them. Whole hay bales are easy to stack in the corner of a garage, shed, or coop, but once you open it up a hay bale or straw bale, it will […]