Category: Tips

5 Tips For Keeping Clean Spaces

  I love pictures of clean, tidy rooms with uncluttered spaces. There are no Legos hiding underneath the couch. The chairs are perfectly squared away at the table. And the table? Yup, no cut up paper, no colored pencils, no half-open scissors teetering on the edge. These are the kind of rooms you can walk

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The Scoop on Raised Garden Beds

They come in all sizes. They come in all shapes.  It doesn’t matter how grand or how small your gardening ambition might be. Adding raised beds might be one of the easiest things to consider to give a jump-start to your gardening experience.   The benefits of raised beds There are many reasons to use

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5 tools to invest in this spring

To do a job properly (and efficiently) you need to have the right tools. I’ve been accumulating several and making a list of others I want or need (or think I need), and thought I’d share some of them here on the blog. Many of these tools will be put to work in our market

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5 Corn Varieties To Consider Growing This Spring

It’s January and the temps are plummeting again outside. The last couple mornings here have been below zero, something we’re still getting used to. The land is still frozen, there’s left over snow in the fields,  but I’ve got my mind on spring. I’ve been flipping through the seed catalogs, trying to put together our

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Where Do Ticks Go In Winter?

  A couple of years ago, we found a tick behind our Aussie’s ear. The sucker was hidden well and had been latched on for a while. The only reason we found it was because Oscar’s eye had begun to swell, which caused us to take a closer look at what would be causing such

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The Universal Wonders of Eggshells

    I was cleaning out my dad’s garage last summer, and I came across a container of crushed eggshells. Now, my dad was a borderline hoarder. He called himself a “collector” but that’s really a soft way of saying he just didn’t throw anything away. Newspapers, old stamps, coins (he had coins of all

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