It’s so hard to think about going outside this time of year! The days are so short and gloomy. Everything is so wet and any of last summer’s decaying vegetable plants can be so gross and slimy. Sometimes the occasional rose hip is the most cheerful thing to see.
A great way to re-purpose disposable plastic containers –
Love the homespun look of concrete pots and planters, but can’t stand lugging them around? Or dropping one on your foot?
Or is it just too intimidating to work with pure concrete mixtures?
Try this super-easy and inexpensive method to make your own faux concrete pots and planters. They are much lighter than regular concrete, too! Even elderly people and children will have no problem filling and moving these pots.
In this video, Jennifer Easley Vaughn of Rainier Ridge Ranch explains how her family slaughters, cleans, and cuts their pasture raised chickens out is the open air. The process is very humane, and the chickens aren’t stressed by being taken to an unfamiliar place.
NASA has launched its own “Veggie Team.” Their goal is to develop ways for astronauts to grow their own fresh greenhouse produce while staying at the International Space Station, and other future out of this world locations.