Author Archives: LISS

What’s Blooming?

  Today is Thomas Jefferson’s birthday and what better way to honor his love of the garden than getting out in the dirt! There’s plenty of work at the Tropical Homestead this weekend, like keeping up with the weeds, watering, … Continue reading

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Oak Leaf Wine: A Tutorial

By popular demand, here’s the recipe for oak leaf wine with a few pictures of the process. That’s right, I said Oak Leaf. Wine from America’s National Tree. When Clay heard we could make wine from leaves, he actually got … Continue reading

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Hurricane Honey Harvest

The pending storm threw a wrench in our weekend, but we were fortunate enough to have a few hours of clear sky and calm wind to get into the beehive on Saturday. The smell of honey production was everywhere for … Continue reading

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