Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Easter Lockers!

Easter is upon us and I always look for an unusual way to give treats to my two grown kids. We just got in little metal lockers ($12.00 with a lock and keys) and metal red First Aid boxes
($24.00 with dividers) that are the perfect "basket". So I stuffed them with simple first aid supplies and waterproof matches (they go up in the mountains and snowboard) and will encourage them to put them in their cars! Useful Easter goodies! Now for the more traditional Easter fare we have lots of wonderful bunnies and chicks from some of our best vendors that would make your Easter table sparkle. Add a few of our miniature double primroses and give them as gifts to your dinner guests. So come get your Easter supplies from Farmhand Feed & Home Company. Have a very nice Easter......

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sloggers for bloggers!

Sorry - I could not stop myself on the title for this blog. You see today we got in our Slogger boots and shoes in red paisley or blue and black flower prints. They are so fun and cheery and they are made in the USA! So come try on a pair and be a blogger in Sloggers!

Behind the boots in the picture you will notice real funky plastic pink flamingos! Only $13.95 for a pair... How retro!

Birds are a recurring theme at Farmhand because Mary loves them. So how cute are the glass and metal bird knobs? Very cute says Mary wondering where she can use some at home!

Our favorite new item is the round bird cage lamp. It comes with it's own little flock of cute birds on perches and is $95.00. A wonderful lamp ready to light up your home.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Go organic!

They say you can see anything on the web and I guess this post proves it. Here's a picture of our new Green Earth Farm Organic Fertilizer made by our friends Dale and Emily. I go visit Dale's farm and marvel at the size of everything she grows. Emily does creative hanging baskets and uses their fertilizer also. So we asked them to mix up some fertilizer for us to sell. It has cottonseed meal, kelp meal, dolomite and lime, rock phosphate and fish meal. It sell for $1.50 a pound and it makes things grow! So come get some for your garden and flowers. Then Dale also recommended Fish & Poop liquid for watering with once in awhile. It is in stock too. Be very glad you can't smell everything on the web (I imagine that will be next!).
Dale and Emily also grow our 50 types of Heirloom tomatoes that will be here soon. It won't feel like summer if you don't grow tomatoes. We will be holding a free class on Saturday, May 8 from 1:00 to 4:00 on growing an organic garden and tomatoes. So mark your calender now and come sit on a hay bale to learn some organic gardening skills. We'll have lots of door prizes and tasty tomato snacks too. So after a long winter ...... let's garden!!!

Monday, March 22, 2010

Spring Paintings

Just in, new paintings done by Sara, on old repurposed wood panels. Two different sizes to choose from, these one of a kind paintings are done in acrylics and sprayed with a clear varnish to protect the paint (still not recommended for the great outdoors though). Sara has painted various pieces for Farmhand in the past, the most popular are her crows.

New Treasures

Here are some new treasures that we have found for you, because we know how important having a lovely, personable home is for you. We found a beautiful chalkware maddona that is perfect for your garden, as well as an old framed biblical image. Another very cool find is a huge paint-by-number of the ocean... biggest one we have ever seen! It is 30" x 38" and very collectible. Come see for yourself before my daughter buys it. Last but not least, a very different salt and pepper set.. it's a tv! Very retro, even has a spot to put your own picture in the screen

We have been asked by some followers if we can ship. Yes,we ship. So if there is something you see that you just have to have just email us at mary@farmhandfeed.com or call us at 541-767-2830 and we will get it on it's way to you. We hope to have an online store soon.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Yellow or Pink birds?

We got in both yellow and pink birds today. The pink ones are my personal favorite cause I don't have to water and feed them. But the yellow ones are dang cute....(see pic above)! We sell thousands of Urban and Rural chickens here at Farmhand each spring. Today we got in Cuckoo Marans that lay a dark mahogany egg and by Friday we will have 10 -12 different breeds in. We always seem to have one or two that are weak and we try and nurse them back to health. Tonight we lost little Lolita but she was warm and safe and basically shared our families Corned Beef dinner from her little nest box... Come see the real chicks and the wonderful Pink Flamingo metal birds too! We can help you get started raising your own chickens and wonderful fresh eggs. Two or three chickens are not a lot of work yet can provide your family with some of the best eggs you have ever eaten. And they are a lot of fun and entertainment too!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Geraniums Galore

Today we stocked our greenhouse with seven flats of beautiful Martha Washington geraniums in pinks, whites, and dark reds. One big, lovely pot only costs $6.50! Here's something you don't see everyday... double hellebores! Quinolt and Seascape Strawberries are both here, above is a picture of the Seascape's yields. We also have in new violas and pansies, vegetables, mini double primroses, and much more!

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Iced Tea and Natural Candy

Promises of summer to come are all wrapped around this BIG daisy wreath that will make you smile each time you look at it. There are two sizes to choose from - a 24" for $45.00 and a 30" for $64.00.

Now after you hang the daisy wreath above your mantel you can sit down with a refreshing glass of iced tea made by Petals. They are all made with organic sugar - choose from Lemon Infused Black Tea, Mojito Mint and Lime, Peach Infused and plain Lush Lemonaide. A single pack is only 95 cents! We also just got in natural candies made by Bissingers. You have got to come sample their Natural Jelly Beans with flavors like Green Tea Mango and Lemon ginger. The Easter Bunny's jelly beans don't come close to these yummy morsels. And did I mention their packs of Pink Grapefruit or Blueberry gummy bears! Oh My!!!! Come in for a sample.

Thursday, March 4, 2010


Flip Flops Ahoy! We just stocked our shelves with a huge new order of Switchflops! There are new flip flops that you can change the buttons on which correspond with the slip-on leather flats that use the same buttons! And what a selection of buttons! We got in a whole bunch of new summery colors and designs.

Glittered Birds

We just got back from a successful trip north to Portland! We brought back some fun iron stuff.. crown and topiary hooks, flying pigs, and urn hooks. Also, we just got in a fun new designer's work: glittered birds on stands, eiffel towers, and cute little decorated boxes. Come see all the new glittery goodness!

Help Haiti

We have sold these wonderful pieces of folk art from Haiti for years. They are made from recycled oil drums. The company is a Fair Trade Federation member, so the artists are paid fairly. We had an interruption of work with the recent earthquake but the men now want to get back to their work. So come look at these one of a kind pieces of art and support Haiti once more The birds are $10 to $22 and can hang outside!

Monday, March 1, 2010

Need a hand?

Everyone needs a hand in the garden this time of year. And we have some cool "hands" for you. They are old porcelain glove molds that would be charming nestled in with your herbs or flower beds. Either the neighbors will think you have totally lost your mind or they will smile... Or use them to hold your rings in the privacy of your bedroom. I'm putting mine in the garden.... only $24.00 each. Come get yours. We will tissue it and HAND it to you. Happy spring.