You know those times when you head out into the garden to pick a few things and you end up having more than you can handle? Isn’t it great to have that “problem”? All you need is a pair of scissors and an old t-shirt. I’ll show you how you can upcycle your t-shirt to create a handy harvest tote bag for the garden. Read more
With this adorable gift wrap that you can make yourself, your family won’t even care what’s inside the box! With some potatoes, craft paper (or up-cycled paper shopping bags), and a little paint, you can make your own custom wrapping paper that’s sure to be the talk of the holiday party.
Making your own stamps from potatoes is a fun activity for the whole family. You can get as creative as you’d like–the design possibilities are endless. Read more
So many of us have a favorite food or decoration that we associate with the holidays. But what about a scent? Instead of using chemical sprays, try a simmering potpourri. It’s so easy to do and you can create a signature scent that your guests will remember long after they’ve left for the night. Read more
If you thought a warm bath after a long winter’s day was rela, let’s take it up a notch! Bath bombs are fizzy little orbs you throw in the bathtub that slowly release wonderful therapeutic scents while you soak. You can make them yourself and incorporate whatever essential oils, herbs, dried petals, or fruit zests you’re in the mood for. They make great gifts too! Read more
Whether you’re new to gardening or you’ve been at it for a while, the right tools make all the difference. You want to make sure you’re using the right tool for each task, and you want tools that are going to last for a very long time. Read more
Everyone loves cauliflower right now! It’s increasingly popular as a “swap” for starches in popular comfort foods like alfredo sauce, mac ‘n’ cheese, and pizza crust. Not only does cauliflower satisfy those craving a low-carb option, but it also is packed with plenty of nutrients. Read more
There’s no shortage of things to do at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Even if you’ve been there several times, check out the list of programs that the museum offers for free. As part of its mission to educate, the museum offers year-round programming for all ages. Here are the three Crystal Bridges experiences we’re looking forward to this fall. Read more
If you’ve ever thought about having some backyard chickens, you need to make sure they have the right accommodations. There are several factors to consider when building a coop, such as space for roosting, feed, and shade. Here is a coop design that you can build, perfect for a small flock of hens!
We are so excited to have you join us for the 10th Poultry Workshop on September 16, 2017! Whether you have had your own flock for a while or are new to raising poultry, you’ll learn all the tricks for having happy, healthy birds. Below we’ll cover some frequently asked questions we receive from workshop attendees. Read more
Many people join us for our Poultry Workshops so that they can buy heritage birds to take back home and add to their flocks. This year, we’ve put together a list of breeds we’ll have for sale at the workshop on Saturday, September 16. Read more