Sometimes it’s just not your fault.
Make something useful.
The temperature data looks promising.
The quest for the perfect backyard biochar kiln.
Okay, I needed some quick shelves to store some emergency supplies. As usual, a couple of free pallets from my local lumber yard, a handful of deck Screws, and my trusty DeWalt saw and driver and presto! Instant shelves!
I have been engaging in some reasearch trying to come up with a hoophouse design that didn’t cook my plants during the day and freeze them at night. To try and assess how well the design works I took two thermometers and placed one outside and one inside. So far so good. Then I started … More Tale of Two Thermometers
By adding a second layer of plastic with and air space between, I hope to ameliorate the extreme temperature fluctuations in my small hoop house.
I recently attended a farm symposium at which the keynote speaker was Ben Hartman. Hartman is a farmer and author who has made a name for himself by adopting the Japanese practice of “Kaizen”, ( Continuous improvement ). In Japan, Kaizen is best known as the practice promoted by Toyota as a means of improving … More Kaizen