Introduction to Firecraft

By | 2018-06-19T11:08:21+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Farm, Home|

Summer is upon us and for us here at Highland Heights that means a lot of campfires. We love the warmth and light put off a campfire at night and the great flavor the wood imparts our food when we cook. Here at the farm we typically will cook over a fire 3-4 times a [...]

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Sharpen Up On Scythes

By | 2018-05-30T10:18:03+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Farm|

Looking for a more sustainable option for your mower or weed whacker? The scythe could be your answer. Scythes are no longer the domain of Grim Reaper costumes. They are returning to favor as farm tools for small-scale farmers and homesteaders wanting to move away from gas-powered machines. Scythes can be used in any [...]

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How To Start Flowers From Seed

By | 2018-05-01T12:05:06+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Categories: Farm, Flowers, Gardening|

There's nothing more rewarding than starting your own seeds. The benefits include getting a jump on the season, having access to hundreds of specialty varieties that you won’t find at your local nurseries or garden center and it’s the most inexpensive way to fill up your cutting garden fast. [...]

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Big-Town Birds: Keeping Chickens in the City & Suburbs

By | 2018-04-26T09:51:55+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Farm|Tags: |

After growing your own backyard vegetable garden, keeping chickens can seem like the next logical step toward sustainability. Before building a coop, selecting breeds, setting aside space for a run or purchasing chicks, it’s important to know the regulations and restrictions in your area. HOA on Arrival Homeowner associations are the first line of authority [...]

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