Antique Bottle Digging/Hunting

By: TheShovler3, 4:13 AM GMT on May 07, 2008

Recently, while in the woods cleaning up and looking for composted leaves i ran into an old Pepsi Bottle i dated it back to 1963 making it 45 years old. This peaked my interest.I'm really starting to get into it, i was out at my girlfriends house in her woods at the site of a old house where i found a bottle that read Scott's Emulsion and had an embossed man carrying a huge cod over his should and on the bottom it said 'Cod Liver Oil' The company was started in 1876...

Updated: 4:55 PM GMT on May 09, 2008

Its Maple Syruping time again!

By: TheShovler3, 4:21 AM GMT on January 29, 2008

UPDATE 2.3.08 A four tap tree at the farm is pictured below.Sap collecting vehicle for the farm. Carries 80 gallons at a time.Another large tree at the farm poses for the camera.Sap Streams from the tap into the bucket! Crystal Clear just as it should be.___________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________Hello everyone! Its about time for me to start tapping the Maple tr...

Updated: 3:00 PM GMT on February 05, 2008

Gardeing Here we come.

By: TheShovler3, 2:03 AM GMT on May 24, 2007

Will post pictures soon. Last week i planted 30 tomatoe plants 9 cherry toms, 10 egg plant, 20 zuks, 10 yellow squash,15 green bell peppers, 15 yellow bell, 10 hot peppers. 10 watermelon plants 5 yellow, 5 red crimson sweet. Planted potatoes and leeks in another garden. Had trouble due to sun scald any tips, a lot of my tomatoes were damaged. Some permanently others look like they might come back.Anyone got any gardening experiences good and bad?Also planted 50 str...

Updated: 8:44 PM GMT on August 02, 2007

If you tap it, Snow will come

By: TheShovler3, 3:58 PM GMT on January 31, 2007

UPDATE: I tapped a couple of test trees yesterday, and don't you know that the storm that was gonna slide south is now trending more northerly. It never fails that when i tap trees i get snow!Nevertheless, its about that time of the year where i start my annual maple syrup making. This year i've upgraded my barn with a reverse osmosis machine which takes 75% of the water out of the sap before i even have to process it(much more energy efficent). I boil it off in a 2...

Updated: 7:01 PM GMT on February 10, 2007

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