In this simple life that we lead on our homesteads, we should be mindful of how our children see our tending to the earth. Do they see endless hours of chores ahead of tired, agitated, over-worked parents, that would lead them to one day desire leaving the homestead in search of the modern world? Or […]
I love wildlife, but I don’t love sharing my garden spoil with them. Even with a half-acre main preservation garden, a herd of deer can wipe all our hard work out in no time. These raised bed planters were not only cheap and easy to make, but they’ve saved our strawberries from getting eaten by […]
Don’t have a fence but still want to keep the deer out of your garden? Here are a handful of other ways to get the task done.
One of the first things we can forage for in the spring is asparagus–and boy is it a treat! Do you have wild asparagus near you? Do you know where to look?
Whether you want to grow your asparagus from seed or crown, this is the information you’ll need to grow a healthy crop.
Ever wonder why your herd is acting strange? We did. At first we thought there was a poacher on our land, but after some investigating, we found out it was a mountain lion. What were our clues? How did we figure it out? What did we do? Come on over and I’ll tell you.