Author Archives: Teresa

Where to find Peat Pots for starting and transplanting seeds

Growing your seedlings in Peat Pots Wow! I have all these seeds started and went out to my garden shed to find I have run out of peat pots  I need 2 1/2″  or 3″ pots to replant these veggies. … Continue reading

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Extend You Vegetable Growing Season

Learn how to extend your growing season From protective row covers to greenhouse and the placement of trees and other plants. AHZZY Protective Row Cover with Greenhouse Support Hoops, 6Pack Adjustable 4ft Long Garden Grow Tunnel with 0.9oz Non-woven Row … Continue reading

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How to make your own yeast

Yeast Recipe – making your own Yesterday I went to the grocery store only to find out due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) the shelves in the super market where not only sold our of toilet paper and flour among other things, … Continue reading

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Mini Fridge for Off Grid

Mini Fridge for Off Grid We have a little cabin off grid and for the most part we don’t really need to use a fridge, but we have installed a small solar system for things like this. I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Solar Panels for Cabin

A solar panel for the Small Cabin This has been great!  We put up a 200 watt solar panel and attached that to a 200 watt inverter with two plug ins.  Now we have power! Solar panel kits have come … Continue reading

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What’s the best rat trap

Best Rat Traps on the Market This year has been a really bad year for mice and rats, we have mice where they have never been before and it appears most of the neighborhood is experiencing the same problem. Why … Continue reading

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Most Effective Mosquito Repellents

Find out more about the Most Effective Mosquito Repellents This spring at the cabin it has been so wet and our summer hasn’t started out much better. We really do need the moisture though after the forest fires from the … Continue reading

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Chaga Tea

Chaga from the Birch Trees Chaga Tea is a great way to get all the wonderful nutrients from the Birch Tree Tao Chaga Wild Harvest Canadian Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) Chunk – 1 lb (454 g) Read about all the … Continue reading

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Make your own Dandelion Wine

Dandelion Wine Last May the Dandelions were out and with so man we figured we would try our hand at making Dandelion Wine. This was a first, but I had come across an old recipe in my Grandmothers book, so … Continue reading

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Tapped Birch Water

Tapped Birch Water We have a nice grove of Birch Trees not far from the property so this spring we decided to try our hand at tapping the birch trees to drink the water and make Birch Syrup.

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