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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes: Started with just one

4 Dec 2019 1 minute read 3 comments Solominer

I set up my new camera on a tripod, and had it record me pulling up the Sweet Potatoes. I used a small hand rake and separated the vines so I could see the surface of the bed. Lovely Logic holds a bucket for me and I pass her spuds as I pull them fro...

A closer look at the Sweet Potato harvest

18 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

After pulling them out of the ground and cleaning them up nicely, I placed them on my table and got a closer look at them. Otherwise they would have just been consumed and I wouldn't have had any pretty pictures of the spuds pulled from the ground....

Our Sweet Potato yields: Over fifteen Pounds

13 Nov 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Solominer

We guessed how many pounds of Potatoes before we started, vastly underestimated the yield. We thought we would get three to six pounds since only one Sweet Potato was planted in early spring. But as soon as we started digging we quickly past our esti...

Point of view video - Picking the last of the blueberries for the season

2 Aug 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

Over the last month or so the berries have been ripening. Many birds have taken berries but we had so many this year we were able to harvest close to a pound or two of berries. I wear my head actioncam and record picking them with Lovely Logic. We fr...

Blueberry picking point of view video

27 Jul 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Solominer

About a month ago we picked some of the early Blueberries off the bushes, I used my actioncam on my head to get a point of view video so you can see what I see. Lovely Logic and I walk around and pick off ripe berries, checking them before pulling t...

Garden update: Building a habitat for pollinators and stopping erosion

23 Jul 2019 2 minute read 0 comments Solominer

  I am in the process of reconditioning the landscape on the property I live on. Theres a few reasons for this, one is the erosion that occurs due to our frequent and heavy rains. I have procured truckloads of mulch, which I use to cover an...

Transferring condensate water from barrel to barrel using my solar powered pump

19 Jul 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

With summer and the humidity ramping up, I am finding myself with a surplus of water coming off the two air conditioners, every few days I have over fifty gallons of water collected from our AC units. During the winter there is no water to collect, b...

Setting up my actioncam inside the bee house

21 May 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Solominer

Using my full sized camera it must stay outside of the bee house. Being on a tripod I cannot get it in very close, but using my little SJCAM I can set it up right at the opening. The bees were a little curious about it, but went back to the work shor...

Prepping and Planting Yukon Gold Potatoes left over from the winter

18 May 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Solominer

During the winter, I collected Potatoes that sprouted before I could get to cooking them. After saving a half dozen I waited till the frost was over and cut them into chunks leaving the eyes on each piece. Theres also a little sweet potato in the bi...