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Husqvarna 440 review

Husqvarna is known world-wide for their high quality chainsaws. I had always used a Stihl, so in December 2013 I added a Husqvarna 440 to my collection. I was looking for a chainsaw that could be used to take down small trees and for taking the limbs off large trees. Just something that was Read More…

alcohol-burner

This is a cool way to get a little heat and looks to be a lot better than a Sterno can. Heck, it can even be used for cooking or boiling water in the field. There are plenty of alcohol burner videos out there, but this one looks like pretty simple and easy to make,[.....]

Restoring wildlife habitat

So you want to set aside part of the farm for wildlife habitat? Before we begin, I feel it is important to understand how forest and wildlife habitat have changed since the late 1800s and early 1900s. During that time, large areas of the southern United States were clearcut. This means just about Read More…

Home grown onions

Onions are some of the easiest crops to grow and they are a good place to start for backyard farmers. They are also an excellent cold weather crop for a fall garden. If you want super easy, go to a locally owned farm supply store in early December and buy a bundle of onion sprouts. Onion[.....]

Rat trap

The chicken house is a prime target for all kinds of pests. Depending on your location, these could include opossum, raccoon, snakes, mink, skunk, rats, and mice, just to name a few. Some chicken houses are pretty secure, and some are open to anything that makes its way in. How secure the chicken Read More…

Backyard garden

Interested in backyard farming but do not know where to start? Maybe you have questions about fruit trees, chickens, or gardening and would like to talk to someone? The Internet is good, but nothing beats face-to-face conservations. Where can you go locally to find first hand knowledge about Read More…

River camping trip

Armchair warriors exist in every community. These are the people who know all about something but do not actually do anything. They are the ones who can rattle off various tid-bits of information, but have not put their knowledge into practical application. Prepping communities are no different. Read More…