I have a terrible confession to make: every winter since we moved here has caught me with not enough firewood on hand to last through the cold. But listen up, world: “Ain’t gonna happen again! Woo hoo!” Read on after the jump (it’ll be cathartic for me, really), and scroll to the bottom for a […]
I bet you thought you needed concrete in order to set a corner post. Yeah, we used to think that too, until “Mr. Stump” taught us a trick we’ve used over and over again, saving time and money. Follow the link for details and a link to the very first instructional YouTube video from Alderman […]
Ever seen potatoes that look like that? Me neither, but that’s what happens when you forget them in the milk fridge for a very long time. They look kinda like a science experiment gone very, very wrong. We hope, though, that they eventually look like a whole bunch more potatoes. Follow the link for a […]
The first loads of mulch weren’t big enough to cover either of the garden plots, but there was enough to do SOMETHING, right? How about covering a muddy walkway?
After watching the “Back to Eden” film, we were convinced that creating a sustainable permaculture using tree-limb mulch was the way to go, and we set about finding a source. We located a source, and they promised to deliver. So we waited…and waited…and waited. This post describes the wait.
There are so many people who would give anything to have a small piece of ground to work and call their own. At Alderman Farms, we fully understand how blessed we are to have the acreage we enjoy, and appreciate the heritage nestled amongst the pine trees.