Grab a pencil and a cup of coffee and start drawing. Take advantage of your down time to get ready for the coming gardening season.
If you are looking for a great gift idea for your gardening friends, look no further. Make them a sweet potato beetle.
You may have heard of the amazing escapades of pigs, goats, and cattle that get tired of their pens and pastures and decide to check out the grass on the other side of the fence. Fortunately, the advent of electric fencing has made these animals much easier to contain. But chickens are another story. Electric … Continue reading How To Ground a Wayward Chicken
Permanent fencing is sometimes necessary, but it can also be costly. However, with a little time and effort (and a few Osage orange trees) you can make your own fence posts and save some money. Why Osage orange? It lasts. Once the wood dries, it's iron tough. Just watch out for the thorns. You will … Continue reading How To Make Osage Orange Fence Posts
Composting is probably one of the most familiar techniques of organic gardening. No wonder—it's a great way to enrich the soil and make use of some of that garden debris that always collects as the season progresses. Composting just makes sense. However, deciding to make compost is one thing, and coming up with a compost … Continue reading How To Build a Two-Bin Composter