How to make limoncello Have you always wanted a lemonade for grown-ups? Limoncello might be right for you. by Sam Schipani May 16, 2021May 15, 2021 9 delicious ways to use the raisins sitting in your pantry by Sam Schipani May 15, 2021May 15, 2021 Homemade simple syrup is great for more than just cocktails by Sam Schipani May 14, 2021May 14, 2021 Kohlrabi looks weird, but it’s easy to grow, lasts forever and tastes great by Sam Schipani 3 essential watering tools for beginning gardeners by Sam Schipani These are the must-have gardening tools for first-time gardeners by Sam Schipani Pull that can of pumpkin from the back of the cupboard and whip up these cookies by Sandy Oliver, Taste Buds 6 ways to make DIY seedling containers to start your plants by Sam Schipani FOOD Quick pickles are an easy way to make every meal more delicious by Sam Schipani Fiddleheads and asparagus make this Maine spring primavera special Maine’s iconic food businesses are getting creative to meet your pandemic needs Inspired by chili verde, this pork chop meal is easy and flexible cooking GARDENING This 83-year-old isn’t ready to give up his late-in-life passion career by Abigail Curtis Tips for growing hot peppers in cold climates How to properly pull weeds Grubs have done a number on Maine lawns. Here’s what to do about it. CLEANING Here’s how to get spilled milk out of nooks and crannies by Julia Bayly Combining these common household cleaning chemicals could make you sick or worse Here are 12 things you should be disinfecting that you probably forgot If you can’t find what you need at stores, here’s how to easily make your own cleaners FARMING Farmer-ish is a new ‘home’ for farmers to tell their stories by Bangor Metro Try these alternatives to wood for creating a chicken coop US farmers finally see better outlook after difficult few years Maine farm that uses fish poop to grow crops year-round is expanding RECIPES These bran and oatmeal muffins are a great way to start the day by Sandy Oliver, Taste Buds This corn pudding recipe from Brownie is ripe for tinkering by Sandy Oliver, Taste Buds This zesty pasta sauce is the dish you want to try this weekend by Sandy Oliver, Taste Buds Maine’s dog tick population is exploding this spring It appears a relatively mild winter, last summer’s dry conditions and the overall hardiness of the tick itself created ideal dog tick conditions. How to plan a cut flower garden Adding flowers for cutting to a garden comes with benefits beyond bouquets. 6 things to do before you list your house for sale Measures like deep cleaning, decluttering and conducting routine maintenance may seem small, but they can help you to get more potential buyers — and more money — for your house. A chlorine shortage will make it harder to clean your pool this summer It’s going to cost you more than double to keep your freshwater swimming pool sanitized this summer over last year, experts say. ‘Clean cannabis’ program wants more Mainers choosing pesticide-free pot The process of becoming — and staying — a MOFGA Certified Clean Cannabis producer is rigorous, and the organization continues to struggle with outreach and consumer demand. You’re going to love nibbling on this saucy chicken dish It’s delicious no matter when you eat it. Sometimes your chicken lays a ‘water balloon’ egg. Here’s what that means. A soft-shelled egg is one where the yolk and white is covered by a thin, soft membrane instead of a hard shell. Don’t throw out those broccoli stems. They can be eaten in a lot of ways. That scrumptious stem can be used in many tasty ways. If you care about the planet, decide what to do with your body when you die As in many other places, there is growing interest in Maine about more sustainable ways of handling bodies after death. There is lead-contaminated soil in Maine. Here’s what you need to know before you plant. If the lead content in your soil is concentrated enough, it can result in unhealthy lead levels in vegetables grown there. 10 things you can do right now for your garden Preparing the garden for the growing season is more than just buying seeds or cleaning out beds. How to choose the best fertilizer for your garden Knowing which and how much fertilizer to apply is important for both plant growth and the health of the local environment. Beavers can be a valuable wildlife management partner on your homestead When it comes to designing wildlife habitat, there are few things more efficient than a beaver. How to make a capsule wardrobe for summer in Maine If you want to be sustainable and stylish but are overwhelmed by your options, a capsule wardrobe might be the way to go. Your closet’s hidden gems can reduce your wardrobe’s environmental footprint Plus, “shopping your closet” is a great way to refresh your style on a budget. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.