Monthly Archives: August 2015

Restrictive Covenants

Another very important thing to keep in mind when looking for country properties is any restrictive covenants that might be present on the real property report. You don’t want to get to the point in the sale where you are … Continue reading

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Hobo Stove

In keeping with the spirit of recycling stuff around the homestead here is another little project that you can bang out pretty quickly and could come in handy as well. It is made from coffee cans and is really simple … Continue reading

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Garden Plans

The last couple of evenings I have been drawing up garden plans for how we are going to lay out our garden and other miscellaneous plants this coming spring. When you live in the country the winter months are put … Continue reading

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Plastic Jug

I was using one of my home made funnels the other day that I had made from a plastic jug and it occurred to me that I should pass this handy recycling tip along. We go through a fair bit … Continue reading

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Fire starter

In keeping with passing on my various recycling ideas that come in handy around the homestead , here is another. The picture above is of a cardboard paper towel tube and a toilet paper tube. Instead of putting these in … Continue reading

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Game Cam

My uncle put me on to this little trick. We both had hunting game cam lying around and he figured they could be put to good use in the off season for acreage security. Well the light bulb came on … Continue reading

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Zero Turn Mower

  Zero Turn riding lawn mower, was one piece of advice I was glad I listened too. We have 5 acres of assorted grassland / pasture and treed areas. I had my heart set on a regular ride on mower … Continue reading

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