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Etsy Store Open

March 25, 2015 Leave a comment
Wine Bottle and Glass Stand

Wine Bottle and Glass Stand

After much discussion between Kassy, Nate and myself, I’ve finally opened an Etsy shop to sell the products of my second favorite hobby: Woodworking. Above, you can see my third item for sale, a wine bottle and glass holder for outdoor use. It will hold one 750ml bottle, and two wine glasses.

At this point, I’m keeping my expectations as grounded as possible, but wouldn’t it be great if this shop turned a profit, or even generated enough revenue to buy more tools ?

You can visit my etsy shop “NWPABackwoods” by clicking here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/NWPABackwoods?ref=hdr_shop_menu 

Thanks !

Just in case your wondering, my favorite hobby is playing in the dirt, whether it be on the dozer, or planting tomatoes. =)

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Recipe for Grape Jam

October 13, 2014 Leave a comment
Grape Jam

Grape Jam

A few years ago, I planted 12 different types of grapes on the farm, including many plants that I cloned. This year I’ve finally started to taste the rewards of that effort, in the form of Grape Jam. [ Continue Reading at ITfarmersblog.com ]

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Rainy Cool Summer

August 6, 2014 Leave a comment
Garden and Dozer

Garden and Dozer

It’s been an unseasonable cool summer, with what seems like twice the normal amount of rain. I’ve only had to water the garden in the first few weeks after it was planted, and I haven’t touched it since.  The crops are still doing very well for the most part. [ Continue Reading @ http://itfarmersblog.com/?p=2844 ]

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Hoop House Trials

May 28, 2014 Leave a comment

 

Ends Up

Ends Up

I’ve been meaning to take cool weather veggies more seriously for several years now. I’ve never had much luck with the likes of broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage, and thought there might be an issue with my timing. I was also interested in extending the growing season in the spring and fall, so I decided somewhere in the depths of the miserable winter of  2013-2014 to construct a hoop house. [ Continue Reading at ItfarmersBlog.com ]

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“A Normal Garden”

June 20, 2013 Leave a comment
Normal Garden

Normal Garden

After years of telling myself to cut back, I’ve finally managed to plant a much smaller, much more “normal” sized garden. It’s amazingly simple to maintain, and I only have to move the sprinkler once per watering to cover all of my plants. I’d guess the … [ Continue Reading at: http://itfarmersblog.com/?p=2798 ]

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Towering Tomatoes & Number5

May 20, 2013 Leave a comment
Last Tomatoes Planted - Roma

Last Tomatoes Planted – Roma

I’ve been starting tomatoes in my greenhouse for several years now, but I’ve just now learned something new: If you start tomatoes too early, it seems to stunt their growth. The tomatoes above were the last that I planted, and yet they … [ Continue Reading at http://itfarmersblog.com/?p=2787 ]

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Trays All In

April 26, 2013 1 comment
Full Table

Full Table

This year I managed to get all of my tomato and pepper seeds started at roughly the same time. I started all of these trays in my home during the germination stage, and they were placed around every available window. A few trays didn’t receive nearly enough light, and when they were [ Continue Reading at http://www.itfarmersblog.com/?p=2779 ]

 

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