Just a quick little post to show off our rapidly growing cucumbers. I can almost watch them growing. These two pictures were taken roughly 48 hours apart, and I’d swear the plants have grown about 12 inches in that time frame.
In my last post, I introduced Dexter cattle as a possible breed for smaller homesteads. In this post, I’d like to talk about hardiness, what they can be used for, and what to look for when starting your herd. Dexter cattle are a hardy, docile, very versatile breed of cattle that are well-suited to smaller […]
Dexter cattle are a hardy, docile, very versatile breed of cattle that are well-suited to smaller acreage landowners. Because of their size, they are easier to work with, and need less land and feed. They are a gentle, docile breed, have an easy time calving, have excellent maternal instincts, and are a joy to have […]
How I turned a whole bunch of cherry tomatoes into spaghetti sauce This week, my cherry tomatoes all ripened at about the same time, I had an abundance of them. I needed to do something with them so I looked around online and found you can use cherry tomatoes for canning spaghetti sauce.
Here is a simple way to prepare eggshells to use in the garden, for composting, or to feed your worms for vermiculture.
Surprisingly, my little garden is still producing. We had a cold snap during the first half of November and it is like that cold snap jump-started my garden, especially the tomatoes. They were kind of lackluster but still growing. Since the cold snap, they have gone hog-wild. 2014-12-04 tomatoes When I last counted about a […]