Category: Tools

Best Hoes for Heavy Soils

Hoes are used for several different tasks in gardens and fields. I’m sure some hoes that look useless to me have applications in light, airy soils. In the heavy soils, often mostly clay, I’ve been associated with, it takes a … Continue reading

A Tiny House From A Rustic Portable Building

In a world of slim finances and scarce resources, a tiny house makes a lot of sense. Much of the time big living spaces mostly just attract clutter anway. Many folks, us included, have about had it with clutter. What … Continue reading

Garden Tiller Advantages – 7 Ideas

I’ve gone on record as less than a fan of garden tillers. For several reasons, I think many gardens would be better off without a tiller. Over and over I see tiller-made-gardens flounder and turn prematurely to weeds and grass. … Continue reading

Tour of My Milking Kit

One of the most exciting, yet intimidating, parts of preparing for the arrival of dairy goats on the ranch is shopping through catalogs with hundreds and hundreds of products you just have to have! So what’s the balance between being … Continue reading

The On-Going Cost of Tractors – An Example

The lure of farm tractors is strong. Many tasks can be done with tractors that are almost impossible without them. The cost of having these valuable tools, though, may be higher than you think. Following is an example. We live … Continue reading