Growing loose leaf lettuce in a gutter is an easy way to extend your “salad eating season”. The gutter system is space saving for those small urban backyards or for those of us who don’t want to give up precious space in our in-ground gardens. It’s easy to build, maintain, and kid friendly. And find […]
Want to kick up your gardening skills this year? Have you ever thought about grains? This homestead is going to grow red winter wheat this fall and this book, “Small Scale Grain Raising” by Gene Logsdon is a fantastic and detailed book on all types of grains including corn, wheat, rice and much more. Check […]
Have you ever wondered about your geneology? Have you ever heard stories from your grandparents about their parents or their parent’s parents? Well what about the house they lived in or the house you live in right now? Just like people, homes have stories too. The older the home, the more people lived in it, […]
Don’t sell or throw away those great Breastmilk storage containers but instead use them for your families milk or buttermilk storage. They are BPA Free, safe and made for freezing, leak proof, and are small enough to stick in small spots in my already cramped freezers.
Go green with a handmade farmers market mesh bag. This is easy to make and takes only a few hours. The knit bottom gives the bag a tighter reinforced area for heavier fruits and vegetables.
Memories of my summers in Naples, Florida at my Grandmother’s house come flooding back every time we eat outside on our new fabric weaved bamboo furniture set. Headed for the garbage, I rescued this bamboo veranda furniture, cleaned it up, and gave it a much needed make over. The set is functional, beautiful, and was […]