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Nature Scavenger Hunts

Walking in nature is great to relax and soak in your surroundings. Kids (and some adults) however sometimes need an incentive to get out and explore. Nature scavenger hunts are perfect for kids of all ages to kickstart time outside. Paint Chip Scavenger Hunt One...

Crafts in Nature

Do you have a garden or a small flower patch in your yard? If so listen up you may want to deter some predators while still providing your lovely plants to pollinators. Why not make your own recycled scarecrow or garden buddy - whatever you want to call it. This will...

Wildflowers and Crafts

Wildflowers and Crafts

We have been so blessed with beautiful wildflowers at our farm lately. Folks have come to collect them to share with others or admire in their home. We also had a group come out to do pressed flower art. It was really cool to remember this from our childhood years....

Problems With The Champion 27 ton Log Splitter

I purchased my Champion log splitter used about 2 years ago. My unit has a manufacturing date stamped on it in 2017, and it seems like the biggest issue I've had with it has been addressed on newer models. I highlighted the issue in detail on my YouTube channel, Flat...

Painting Wood Slice Ornaments in the Off-Season

Painting Wood Slice Ornaments in the Off-Season

During our offseason of our Christmas tree farm we normally are busy with other projects. There is never really an off season for us, but we chose that lifestyle. This weekend I started the prep of wooden ornaments. We sold them this past year and they were a hit but...

Kubota L3901 Oil Dipstick Location

Kubota L3901 Oil Dipstick Location

If you're new to the L3901, you might be wondering, "Where is the oil dipstick located on this tractor?!" and I'll admit, its really not obvious. In fact, its so buried, even the owners manual has a hard time pointing out where it is located. The position and location...

What To Know About Setting Up A Christmas Tree Lot

What To Know About Setting Up A Christmas Tree Lot

We're coming up on our 2nd year selling Christmas trees, and there are a few things we learned in our first year that we want to be sure to incorporate or improve upon for our 2nd season. Selling Christmas trees is a lot of work, but its rewarding and enjoyable....

How To SAFELY Carry A Chainsaw On a Tractor

If you're like me, taking your chainsaw into the woods on a piece of equipment (such as a tractor or an ATV) is a normal part of getting work done around the property. When carrying a chainsaw on the tractor, I've commonly tossed the saw (and related items, such as...

Champion 27-ton Log Splitter: First Impressions

I purchased the Champion 27-ton log splitter several months ago. It was a used, but looked to be used very little and in excellent condition. First thing you need to know is that while the splitter is towable and comes standard with a 2" ball connection, it has a...

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