Category Archives: Country Living

The Dirt Doctor

I was listening to an episode on the survival podcast with Jack Spirko and he had nothing but good things to say about Howard Garrett aka “The Dirt Doctor”. So I checked out his site and you tube channel and … Continue reading

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Pet Fencing

I was mowing the lawn last night and had to shift around some of our portable Pet Fencing and figured it would make for an excellent post. My wife recently purchased from Amazon some portable pet fencing like the one pictured … Continue reading

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Mushroom Colony update

I thought I would update everyone on my indoor mushroom colony experiment. The mushroom colony took several more days than described to get started but it indeed did get going. I harvested my first batch of Oyster mushrooms the other day … Continue reading

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Mushroom Colony

I started a small mushroom colony yesterday that can sit on your kitchen counter. I had saw these mushroom blocks on Amazon and figured they would be a perfect way to keep growing fresh mushrooms year around. There is several … Continue reading

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Asparagus

As I think about what to plant this year and what new revenue streams I want to create, Asparagus immediately came to mind. Like my ginseng strategy, it is more of a long term forward thinking plan. Even if you decide … Continue reading

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Habanero Lime Spice

I usually make all of my rubs and spice blends from scratch, but this Habanero-Lime spice blend from Olde Thompson caught my eye and I just had to try it. We were in Las Vegas Last week and I always … Continue reading

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Spring Planting

Well spring planting has arrived. Just wanted to remind everyone in zone 3a & 3b that you are probably good to go for planting the following vegetables. These vegetables can be planted 6 weeks before the last frost which in … Continue reading

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