Category Archives: How to’s

How To Make Laundry Detergent

I’ve been wanting to make my own laundry detergent for some time now, just wasn’t sure where to start.  Then awhile back, LaFountain Farms posted on facebook that she had made laundry detergent, and she shared her recipe.  To make it … Continue reading

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How to figure out if you have enough time to replant before winter.

I went out today to check on my tomatoes I had replanted the other day. To put it mildly, I was not pleased.  Out of 40 plants maybe 10 will make it.  I am not sure what I did wrong, … Continue reading

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How to Make a Chicken Waterer

Having clean water for your chicks is an absolute must.  With my original waterer, I was constantly cleaning it and worrying it would dump, and I’d come home from work to find my babies dead.  After doing some research into … Continue reading

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Tomato Grafting

Tomato grafting in not a new technique, though most Americans have never heard of it.  Japan and other European countries have been grafting tomatoes, and other veggies, for half a century.   At a tomato workshop I attended yesterday, at … Continue reading

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How to build a multipurpose raised bed protective cover

In my last post, I briefly mentioned a deer had come by and had eaten my fall garden down.  Of the two 4 x 8 beds I have, one was almost completely destroyed, but the other was only munched on … Continue reading

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The Making of a Mosaic Bird Bath

I’ve been thinking I need a bird bath.  You may wonder why, to make a long story shorter, I just recently, within the past few months, got my courage up to set my bird feeders back out.  Now I know … Continue reading

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