Q and A: Canning dairy and bacon fat and a sick chicken

Canning dairy and bacon fat I have a few questions about canning dairy. When you say you "can" cheese, are there types of cheese that do better than others? Cheddar, Swiss, Parmesan, Feta, and Goat...

Q and A: Conure and stretching fence

Conure Here's a different question for you! In your youtube video about cleaning the wood cookstove I hear what sounds like a conure or other smaller parrot in the back ground. What kind of pet...

QandA: Canning potato soup, Building up poor soil, and Congrats

Canning potato soup Potato soup, can I put potatoes, onions, and celery in a quart jar and can it all together for 40 minutes? In your book it says 30 minutes for pint or half...

Q and A: cover cropping and making soap

Cover cropping Most of my vegetables are growing in 4x10 foot raised beds. I have been reading about the benefits of cover cropping after harvest and over winter and would like to know if this...

From below zero to above 60 in one week!

Only in Minnesota does it go from sub-zero to 62 degreesin a week. We did have about 2 feet of snow on the ground, but today it's totally gone except in shady areas or...