Growing a Pomato (or Tomtato)

According to Wikipedia: “The pomato (or tomtato) is a chimera produced by grafting a tomato plant and a potato plant… Cherry tomatoes grow on the vine, while white potatoes grow in the soil from the same plant.” Now that you know WHAT we are growing, I bet you want to know WHY on earth would…

Making a Bear Horn

The mushroom season is on and I finally have a credible reason for wondering around in the nearby forests and mountainsides, the only problem is, that my mushroom hunting ground is also home to Europe’s largest brown bear population, an estimated 6500 to 7000 specimens live in the Carpathian Mountains, of course not all of…

Starting a Balcony Garden

Before we begin let me state the obvious: the greenery in that first photo is digitally manipulated, nearly all of my photos of last years’ balcony gardens were lost when technology failed me, but that’s enough about me, let’s talk about me: I live in a small mountain town that nobody ever heard of, well,…

DIY Pocket Grill

Imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot, ok, now imagine Bear Grylls eating the most disgusting maggot grill fried, isn’t that better? Well I guess not, but anyways, behold: the pocket grill. Ideal for single or two person camping, backpacking or hiking. Tools and Materials Tools you will need: Hacksaw (or at least the…