Saturday, August 23, 2014

Milk Carrier

One of my milk customers brought over some of his nifty, homemade milk jar carriers. 


If you have ever tried to keep large jars of milk upright in a vehicle, you will understand why a carrier is needed.


When not in use, I keep it out where we can enjoy it's worn, rustic look.
I would love to have one to accommodate 4 half gallon jars.


Monday, August 11, 2014

Weeds

 "A weed is just a plant growing in the wrong place, at the wrong time."

They get a bad rep, those poor weeds.  They are sprayed, pulled, smothered and burned.  Every gardener works hard towards a weed free garden.  I know there has been many discussions in our home about how to deal with weeds in the pasture.  But surely they are there for a reason...right?  Why would God put something on this Earth just to cause us aggravation?

The more research I do, the more I realize that I am overlooking a gardening resource.  Weeds can tell us about the condition of our soil.  They can prevent erosion, bring up nutrients, and conserve moisture.  I would love to share an article that I came across that I actually printed out.

Weeds: Don't Shoot the Messenger

Fantastic reading.  I hope that you get as much useful information out of it as I did.
  


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