Bricks from the Past

Bricks from the Past

Every old Homestead has a history.  Ours is no different.  The property my wife and I live on has been in my family for well over 100 years.  Not a week goes by that we don’t find or dig up something that makes us take a guess at history.  We find a lot of these old...
When is the best time to weed your garden?

When is the best time to weed your garden?

When is the best time to weed your garden? Weeding the garden, a time honored tradition or an exercise in futility?  However you look at it, there is a time that is better suited to make the end result last a little longer.  Whether you are weeding around your fruit...
Sharpen Those Tools

Sharpen Those Tools

When we think of sharpening something, it is usually a knife or an axe or something we consider a “cutting” tool.  But what about a garden hoe?  A shovel?  Post hole diggers?  The truth is, those are cutting tools also and the sharper they are, the easier our job...