Understanding your climate can help you plan your garden and maintain your homestead. This article is part 2 in a 4 part series discussing weather and climate for the backyard farmer.
Learn more about how the weather and climate impact your own homestead. This is part 1 of a 4 part series.
Create a special spot on your homestead for children, and encourage the next generation to learn gardening skills the fun way.
When you plan your garden this year, think about ways to benefit the bees. Here are some tips for encouraging pollination and creating a bee friendly environment.
When we think of homesteading and gardening, our first thoughts are of summer days and green plants. For many of us, the reality is that for much of the year, our homestead is brown or covered in snow. Make the most of your homestead year round by enjoying those winter months.
It’s that time of year again when the seed catalogs are arriving at our home daily and the lengthening days are reminding us that planting season is not that far away. Choosing and buying seeds is both exciting and overwhelming. Here are a few tips to get you started.