Poison Ivy and Its Cure

broomsedge, poison ivy cure

We've all encountered this itchy weed and there are some nifty sayings meant to help in identification. Leaves of three? Let it be!Hairy Vine, no friend of mine!red leaflets in spring is a dangerous thing. I've spent many years eradicating poison ivy from the property; not talking about spraying but actually digging up the roots! … Continue reading Poison Ivy and Its Cure

How To Get A Fresh Egg To Peel Beautifully!

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Those of you with chickens and those of you who buy fresh eggs from those with chickens already know that fresh eggs do not peel well.  I think I can help.  This comes from a young farmer friend of mine and we have tested this out over a dozen times.  Ready? Steam your eggs.  Yup. … Continue reading How To Get A Fresh Egg To Peel Beautifully!