DIY Garden Shed Greenhouse

So if you have been following us on Instagram you have seen this great little DIY Garden Shed Greenhouse we have put together. Now this isn’t  the tradition greenhouse enclosed in glass (yet), or wrapped in plastic. The current idea of this is to keep it open, raw just to the studs. We do plan…

Tacklife Paint Sprayer - Tool Review

Okay, so this past weekend we made some serious progress on a fun little project we’ve been working on in the garden. That project isn’t quite done yet so we will share that later on… but the painting on that project is nearly done and here is how it turned out. We used the Tacklife…

Beekeeper Diaries: Heartbroken and Hopeful

I didn’t think I could get emotional over insects… but I did. Our Beekeeping Diaries As you know, it was a very exciting year last year.  We started beekeeping on the farm. I have wanted to do this for many many many years, but really never had the space to do so. So last year…

Product Review: Ryobi 40V Lithium Battery Powered String Trimmer

Gas Like Power. Can a Battery powered Trimmer really hold up to the power of its Gas sibling? Ryobi recently launched a new line of outdoor products driven off of their 40V system, and one of them caught my eye in particular, their 40V Lithium Battery String Trimmer. The reason it caught my eye was…

DIY Garden Markers

Okay… dare I say it. I’ll say it with my fingers crossed and my eyes closed, spring has arrived here in Michigan. No Snow just sun rays and 60’s. Thank goodness… I understand, it is a love hate relationship here in Michigan, the trade off of enjoying all four seasons, but this year… phew I…

Six Must Have Tools to Start Your Farm

I’m writing you from within a house surrounded by snow… yup! Snow! It’s April 16 and its been freezing rain and now snowing for two days… but nothing is stopping this dreamer. Spring will arrive (we hope). This was a first winter at the farmhouse with farm animals… and goodness sake did we learn a lot!…