A guest post written by Margy Lutz. Margy describes her life on a float Cabin Home on Powell Lake in Coastal British Colombia. She has a very special float garden. Her husband writes interesting books about their off-grid life.
For four weeks on a row we were working our heads off. Trying to harvest all our fruit, make cheese, getting the fruit processed, cleaning the house, laundry, dishes it needs to be finished. There was too much work on our homestead. The work goes on and on, endless. I never imagined that running a […]
Why would you start a homestead? This is an important question to answer. Get inspired by the reasons why we started a homestead. The first reason: Space around us In Holland we had a two store house in a row of houses. The typical Dutch way of living. An 80 m² house with a 30 […]
More then 40% of the food in the US is wasted, 30% world wide. One third of all the effort that was put into growing vegetables is wasted! That is a lot of food. Find out how this happens and what you can do about it. This blog is also very useful for people who […]
As we were building a Homestead here, down south in Portugal, I discovered that this process runs in phases. Since we are on a mountain ridge where many people are starting their own place for sustainable living, we could talk to a lot of people about building up their site. It seems that nearly everybody […]
Sweet Basil is an easy, straight forward plant to grow. In this blog you will find all the things you need to know for planning, companion planting, use and storage of Sweet Basil. It also provides you with information about the type of soil it needs and the pH it will grow in. One place […]