Monday, July 26, 2010

Car Telematics system in Farm Supply

Car Telematics system now available at Truck, Tractor and Auto Supplies in Farm Supply.

Easy plug-in telematic system provides accident detection and emergency service coordination as well as trip summaries, tracking, battery health monitoring and remote vehicle diagnostics.

Also offers parental controls such as speed, acceleration and "GeoZone" alerts.

Requires annual service subscription that must be purchased separately.

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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Christmas Cacti from Medina, Ohio

Christmas Cacti now available from Medina, Ohio with white, orange, yellow and fuchsia flowers.

Easy to grow, these plants prefer morning sun or very bright, indirect light. Water when dry.

Plants are shipped in 4-inch pots.

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Herbal Teas from Taylorsville, North Carolina

Herbal Teas now available direct from herb grower and tea blender in Taylorsville, North Carolina.

These organic herbal teas are blended from herbs that are naturally grown and certified organic by the state of North Carolina. Teas a processed and packaged by hand.

Nothing but herbs are used in these teas. All herbs are American, grown in the most natural environment possible with no pesticides and no machinery in the harvesting.

The herbs are air dried inside and the teas are made up in small batches and each tea bag is individually filled with the herbs.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Home Grown: Turning Up the Heat in Peppers

Some people go to great lengths to get the hottest peppers around. So what can you do to turn up the heat in hot peppers?

Perhaps the best way to get the most pungent fruit is to plant the hottest cultivars you can get your hands on, assuming that they'll ripen in your area. There is another route, but I caution you to try it only on a small plot...

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

Federweisser Kit in Beverages

Spike Your Juice kit now available on the Wine page in Beverages

While it is certainly doesn't produce a fine wine, this simple kit an be used to transform fruit juice into an alcoholic beverage based on the German Federweisser tradition.

Federweisser, or “feather white” is a cloudy, sweet, bubbly almost-wine still in the fermentation process. It is the fall wine of choice at many harvest and wine festivals across Germany, where the original idea was to sample that season’s wine without having to wait for maturation. It is usually made with grapes unfit to produce high-quality finished wines.

Simply pour the packet contents into a 64-ounce juice container, seal with the airlock provided and set aside for a minimum of 48 hours at room temperature. The longer the mixture ferments, the more potent it becomes. Once the acquired taste is reached, close the bottle with the rubber stopper and refrigerate.

One box makes 3 gallons of beverage in 48 hours. Can be served hot or cold.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Farmers Market Supply: Chalkboard Contact Paper

Now available in Farmers Market Supply: Chalkboard Contact Paper

Perfect for market signage, this self-adhesive chalkboard lets you turn almost anything into a writing and display surface.

Sold in a 6-foot roll of 18-inch contact paper, this chalkboard surface has an easy-to-peel liner and an adhesive that allows it to be repositioned during installation without leaving a sticky residue. Simply cut to length or shape for a custom application.

Easy to apply, easy to remove and easy to keep clean, the reusable paper is tough, durable and repels stains.

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Friday, July 9, 2010

Handmade Scallop Lip Bowl from Boleslawiec, Poland

Handmade Scallop Lip Bowl now available from Boleslawiec, Poland

This scallop lip bowl is a fine piece of stoneware from Boleslawiec, where stoneware originated as folk art in the early 1800s. Measuring 9.5" x 4.5", this stoneware is completely functional. It is oven, dishwasher, freezer, microwave safe; lead and cadmium free, non-toxic, impervious to abrasives, fired at temperatures in excess of 1350 degrees centigrade; able to distribute heat evenly and retain foods moisture while baking.

The artists use natural sea sponge to hand apply lead-free paint to their creations. No two pieces are exactly alike.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Water Arum Seeds from Medina, Ohio

Water Arum Seeds now available from Medina, Ohio

This popular aquatic plant produces a white flower with glossy, oblong, heart-shaped green leaves. In late summer and into fall it produces a cluster of red berries.

The plant prefers cool, boggy wetland and pond edges. Stems creep or float. Its mature height is 12-18".

Hardy in zones 2-9, the Calla palustris, prefers full sun and still water 2-6" deep (running water disturbs the roots) with the leaves above water level.

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Sunday, July 4, 2010

Pet Supplies: Elevated Pet Bed

Elevated Pet Beds now available in Pet Supplies.

These beds use a cot style design that takes advantage of a "breathable" knitted fabric for ultimate pet comfort. The beds are elevated off the ground to promote air flow on all sides, including underneath to keep pets cool and comfortable.

The bed's fabric is also flea, mite, mold and mildew resistant. It features a lightweight, yet strong and durable powder coated tubular steel frame that is easy to clean by simply hosing it down when needed. Lightweight and portable, it is ideal for hunting, camping, fishing, boating or traveling.

Beds come fully assembled and the UV stabilized fabric comes with a five year warranty.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Herbs direct from the grower in Taylorsville, North Carolina

Bulk Herbs now available direct from the grower in Taylorsville, North Carolina.

Dried herbs and culinary mixtures are sold in 4-ounce, 6-ounce, and 8-ounce quantities. Email for a complete list of herbs and prices.

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