Local Ponderosa Pine Top Bar Honey Bee Hive
Planning on hosting honey bees this Spring? Made from locally harvested Ponderosa Pine that was knocked over by the 2010 tornados, our Top Bar Hive is perfect for you and your honey bees! Comes with 18 pre-waxed top bars, a false back, secure roof and glass viewing window (with removable cover). All hives are painted with Pearl White, non-toxic, milk paint and left unfinished on the inside to ensure happier and healthier honey bees. Hive stand and honey bees not included.
For more information on Top Bar Beekeeping, watch for more posts on housemountain.org
*Some variation in hive roofs may occur due to the availability of materials.
Chamomile Harvesting Rake
This harvesting tool is great for you gardeners who like to collect german chamomile (or other small flowers & seeds). This harvesting tool allows you to easily (and quickly!) collect flowers and seeds without having to snip a single stem. Finished with non-toxic beeswax, carnauba wax & food grade mineral oil.
Herb Drying Screen
Wanting to dry larger quantities of culinary and medicinal herbs? If so, we have the perfect drying screens just for you! Handcrafted from local Ponderosa Pine and organic cotton screen, these drying screens will help you dry out herbs without having to hang a single bundle of oregano, creosote, or yarrow around your house. Along with having a clean, organic cotton screen, our frames are sanded smooth and left unfinished to enure a clean and natural drying space for your recently collected/harvested herbs.
Handcrafted from local Ponderosa Pine and 1/2″ galvanized steel screen, our compost sifters are a must have for anyone looking to improve their soil. With a 17″ x 23″ screen and 3.5″ handles, the sifter sits nicely on wheelbarrows so you can easily sift through your compost, extracting most rocks, sticks and other pieces of debris. Whether you’re a backyard or market gardener, our compost sifters will easily become a great asset to you! They make sifting through your compost simple, quick and efficient, while helping you create better garden soil for the season to come.
Pictures and price coming soon!
Hand Harvested Sycamore Garden Dibble
Our four-inch planting dibbles help you transfer plant starts into the ground easily and quickly. Whenever you’re ready to begin planting, simply press the end of the dibble into the garden soil to make a small hole, place the rooted start into the hole, and back-fill the hole with remaining garden soil to secure the start. Watch the plants grow! Finished with food-grade mineral oil.
Hand Harvested Bamboo Garden Seeder/Plant Start Knife
These garden seeders help you distribute seeds into start trays or the ground. Using your thumb, comfortably slide seeds down the bamboo shaft and into any hole (on a plug tray or in the ground). Also, you can use this tool as a plant start knife to transfer plant starts into the ground. Slide bamboo shaft around any rooted plug tray plant, wiggle, slide the plant out with the ‘knife’ blade, and transfer to a predetermined hole in the garden. All Bamboo Garden Seeders/Plant Knives are made from hand harvested bamboo, grown locally in Sedona, and processed in small batches when needed.
$16.00, $14.00, $12.00
Sizes currently available: Large, Medium or Small Seeders
Based on the size of seed (ex: corn kernel – Large, lettuce seed – small)
Please specify seeder size when ordering.
Hand Harvested Sycamore Garden Stakes w/ Organic Hemp Guide Line
Pictures coming soon!
$20.00 per set (includes two stakes)
Additional stakes ($12.00)
Sizes available: Large (20ft), Medium (15ft) or Small (10ft)
Please specify size when ordering.
Handcrafted & Recycled Garden Apron
Pictures coming soon!
Handcrafted & Recycled Chicken Lover Tote Bag
Constructed from recycled Organic chicken feed bags, these durable totes will help you carry your garden harvest into your kitchen, the CSA share home from pick-up, your friend’s sweatshirt that you’ve been meaning to give back and additional surprises throughout the day.
$8.00 each (limited supplies available)
Hand Harvested Grill Knife Or Garden Tool
This multipurpose, handcrafted, sycamore and steel tool will ensure proper grill or garden maintenance. On the patio, you can insert the blade through a grill grate to scrape the underside with ease, slide the blade over the grill surface to dislodge grease buildup, or use as a knife/skewer combo. In the garden, you can insert the blade into the soil, and simply pull backwards to slice or hook root crowns. This is the ideal cooking/cleaning tool for any grill owner, and is great for gardeners looking to rid the yard of noxious “weeds” or harvest medicinal plants such as puncture vine.
Handcrafted Kitchen Tongs
When you need to pull a piece of toast out of the toaster or flip a tortilla, you’ll be happy to have these tongs! Handcrafted from local Ponderosa Pine and finished lightly with food-grade mineral oil.
1 inch width by 1 inch depth, and approximately 10 inches long.
$ 12.00 each
Cholla Bud Harvesting Tongs
The nutrient rich bud of the Cholla cactus is a desert delicacy that most people overlook. Large purple to yellow flower buds are plucked off in springtime, just before they open to the world, and are processed before storing away. Our Cholla bud tongs will allow you to pinpoint your harvest without coming in contact with thorns. Handcrafted from local Ponderosa Pine and finished lightly with food-grade mineral oil.
1.25 inches width by 1.25 inches depth, and approximately 13 inches long.
Prickly Pear Tuna Harvesting Tongs
1.5 inches width by 1.5 inches depth, and approximately 11 inches long.
Hand Harvested Sycamore Hand Drill
In times of global energy descent, these practical and promising sycamore hand drills are handy for any dweller. With applied pressure, the sharpened tip and thread penetrates woods and other materials smoothly. This is an efficient, non-electric alternative that you should strongly consider. Whether gifted or personally utilized, the hand drill will undoubtedly be cherished.
Hand Harvested Hair And Shawl Pins
These beaded hair and shawl pins are great for anyone looking to pin a wrap or bun of hair. Made of hand harvested local woods and recycled beads.
If you’re in the Sedona area, our handcrafted pins can be found at Sedona Knit Wits
Hand Harvested Sycamore Sewing & Knitting Needles
Pictures coming soon!
$15.00 per set (includes 2 needles)
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*** Most products are finished with light mineral oils, tung oil, or beeswax.
*** Prices do not include Shipping & Handling. Pick-up or delivery preferred within Sedona and the greater Verde Valley.