Garrett Wade

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How Does Your Garden Grow? The Humane, Eco-Friendly Way

How Does Your Garden Grow? The Humane, Eco-Friendly Way Dealing with pests is an inevitable challenge faced by every gardener. We’ve all experienced the frustration of seeing months of thoughtful care and maintenance completely set back by unwanted visitors to a vegetable patch or flower row. Thankfully, help is close to hand, and [...]

By |2018-07-27T16:13:59+00:00July 27th, 2018|Gardening|0 Comments

Axes, Mauls and Hatchets From a Third-Generation German Axe Maker

Axes, Mauls and Hatchets From a Third-Generation German Axe Maker The iron axe was brought to New World by its earliest European settlers and traders. It can’t be overstated how important this tool was to the development of the American frontier. There is perhaps no tool that conjures up the proverbial image of [...]

By |2018-05-04T13:46:34+00:00March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Sharpen and Maintain your Axes, Mauls and Hatchets

How to Sharpen and Maintain your Axes, Mauls and Hatchets A good quality axe can last your lifetime, and beyond, if it is properly cared for. One way to maintain your axe is by sharpening it yourself; it is a easy DIY project that anyone can learn. The great thing about DIY sharpening, [...]

By |2018-05-04T13:47:23+00:00March 5th, 2018|How To/DIY|0 Comments

Guest Post: How to Store Your DIY Tools Properly Over the Winter

Note: This is a guest blog post from our friends over at Woodwork Boss. Want to contribute to our blog with a guest post of your own? E-mail us. How to Store Your DIY Tools Properly Over the Winter Alright, crafty ladies and gentleman. It's getting [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:48:45+00:00December 13th, 2017|How To/DIY|1 Comment

The Importance of Soil

The Importance of Soil Home gardeners and professionals alike know that crop failure, pest damage, and poor soil conditions can be major challenges, but no matter the scale of your growing area, the solution is the same: address the soil's needs and the rest will follow. Vegetables, fruits and flowers feed off naturally [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:51:31+00:00November 1st, 2017|Gardening|0 Comments

How To Make Apple Cider

How To Make Apple Cider Autumn is apple harvesting season, and that means fresh squeezed apple cider. If you’ve been lucky enough to have some at an orchard or farmer’s market, you know it’s an unbeatable combination of fun process and delicious result. Recently, with the help of some young guests at our [...]

By |2018-05-03T14:54:52+00:00September 13th, 2017|How To/DIY|0 Comments

Weather Instruments

Weather Instruments Humans throughout history have had to reckon with patterns and forces of nature beyond their control. Hunting, farming, traveling, and building are all dependent on the right conditions; as a result, the ability to assess and predict the weather has always been essential. Successive generations of early humans learned how to [...]

By |2018-05-14T15:49:17+00:00August 16th, 2017|Spotlights|0 Comments