Buzz! Buzz! Standing in a Swarm of 60,000 Bees

Buzz! Buzz! Buzz!The sound of 60,000 swarming bees was loud in my ears and the hair on my arms was beginning to stand on end. I slowly took a couple of steps back, making sure not to make any harsh or quick movements. Jake had told me that the honeybees wouldn’t sting if I didn’t do anything to make them feel threatened. Since I am allergic to wasps, I was naturally afraid of these small insects flying around me in the air (their bites/stings are not the same). However, I quickly gained confidence and my fear melted away; the bees were friendly. Continue reading

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Exciting! Our Produce is at the Local, Natural Grocery Store!

There’s nothing more exciting than producing something great and being able to sell it in a legitimate business location. As outdoor enthusiasts who like to shop locally and patron businesses with a strong connection to the local community, we like to visit places like the Moscow Co-Op. What’s even more exciting is they have been buying produce from our farm to sell in their store! Continue reading

Carrot Love: Importance of Seed Spacing

Nature is amazing! As a gardener and farmer, I know how important it is to pay attention to the depths and spacing of plants when you lay seeds into the ground to ensure you are growing a stable, strong and successful crop. Sometimes, seeds slip through the cracks and accidentally get planted too close together. Instead of withering and dying, you’re left with a unique plant that has some strange characteristics. Continue reading

Different Types of Camping – What is your Preferred Style?

There are several different types of camping and lots of ways to enjoy the great outdoors! We love tent camping in the woods; what is your preferred camping style?

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Camping is itself a very unique and most adventurous travel according to me. There are different types of camping you can enjoy.

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Check this post by Thomas Salzano to find different camping variations:

Front Country Camping

Front Country Camping is what most of the people prefers. It includes designated campgrounds that are easily accessible by road. This type of camping includes outhouses, fireplaces and tenting areas. One can easily find camping locations for this type by searching desired location on internet.

Established Backcountry Camping

Backcountry camping as the name suggests, provides more closer look to the environment. This type of camping can be explored in National and State parks and especially those locations where you can feel nature closely.

One can get better idea with a map to explore such type of sites that comes under backcountry camping.

Impacted Area Camping

An impacted area camping is the location which is…

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How to Safely Transplant a Baby Cactus

The diverse species of cactus are some of my favorite types of plants to garden. Once cacti are old enough, the “mother” plant begins to produce smaller pups which can be transplanted and grown separately. Here is a great and simple tutorial on how to safely transplant them. Check it out!

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Supplies:

  1. A “mother” cactus with it´s “baby” cactuses
  2. A pot
  3. scissors
  4. A long piece of cardboard
  5. Decorative stones (optional)

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