Building A Simple Affordable Carpenter Bee Trap

One of my favorite things is when friends and customers send us suggestions for things to make. I don’t always trust myself when brainstorming project ideas, so getting it straight from the horse’s mouth is always best! 

With Spring in…

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How to Give Wood A Weathered Look

Here at Apple Valley Farm, we use a LOT of reclaimed wood. And in case you don't know, that means we rarely have a lot of control over how it's going to look before we paint on it!

But one…

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