October 8, 2015
Vanda Orchid in Kentucky

The Blue Vanda Orchid

If I only had ONE blooming indoor plant to enjoy for the rest of my life, it would be this one. I’ve never been so enthralled […]
May 7, 2014

The Great Carpenter Bee Trap Adventure!

Update: Pops is no longer making the traps to sell, but you can make your own with his carpenter bee trap instructions here. Pops (and Mom) […]
May 7, 2014
Keeping Honey Bees A Free Book!

Get a Free Book on Beginning Beekeeping

With all the discussion on about bees (mostly the destructive Carpenter Bee variety), I thought it would be nice to share a great (free) resource […]
August 7, 2013
Survival Gardening eBook

Survival Gardening Book — For Free!

Get it before the price goes up:
June 19, 2013
Carpenter Bee Trap DIY

Carpenter Bees: How to Get Rid of Them With This DIY Trap!

My cabin is cursed with carpenter (wood boring) bees this time of the year. They buzz around trying to pretend that they are harmless bumblebees, hoping […]
June 24, 2012
Blackberries in the wild

Blackberries: A Simple Joy

I had a wonderful experience this weekend, eating some of nature’s bounty here on the farm. I thought I’d share it with you. Talk about eating […]
June 16, 2012
Survival Gardening eBook

Get It Quick: Vegetable Container Gardening eBook

I tripped across this freebie today on Amazon (regularly $2.99) and thought you might like to grab your own copy while it’s free. If you go […]
May 6, 2011
herb garden idea

Small Footprint Herb Garden Idea

  I just saw a link to this posted by my friend Jules over on FB and thought it would be a great idea for people […]
February 14, 2011
decorating with orchids

Beautiful Solution To An Orchid Problem

Sometimes, the smallest solution to a problem brings visual impact far beyond the expected… Case in point: My mother is great at coming up with creative […]