Vegetable gardening, preparing raised beds, container gardening, garden by the foot, square foot gardening, community garden, companion plants, gardening tips, success and failures, organic, pesticide free, natural alternatives to pest control, gardening with limited resources, prepping, canning, pickling, dehydrating, wine making, homebrewing, and beer making, storing and preserving fruits and vegetables. Off grid gardening with little or no use of refrigeration, fuel and electricity. Supporting local family owned businesses and farmer's markets. The more you can make yourself, the less you need to buy. Do more with less and live healthier for it. Sweat equity!
This playlist shows everything I know about making traditional pure maple syrup from start to finish. Making a homemade evaporator from a fuel oil drum, tree selection, fuel wood size and selection, tapping trees, gatheirng and storing sap, evaporating sap, testing Brix, sugar density, and sap sugar content with a hydrometer, finishing maple syrup, bottling maple syrup, cooking with maple syrup, making maple fudge, maple cream, maple sugar coated peanuts, and a true northern tradition, sugar on snow.