A hoop house is an easy way to keep your plants and soil warm this winter. Here are complete instructions for building your own hoop house for your in-ground garden or raised beds. Extend the growing season for your plants, get seeds and starts in earlier and keep your garden going all winter long!
Occasionally one of our hens goes broody, even though we use breeds that are not supposed to, and for that reason, I don’t trust them to follow through. I would love to let them hatch some chicks, but I don’t want to have to look after those chicks or waste the eggs if the hens […]
With kidding season close at hand now is a great time to ensure you are prepared for the unexpected. I learned my first year the importance of having a few key items close by just in case you need them. This list of what you need and why you need it will help you prepare […]
We all do our best to make our homesteads safe and secure spaces for ourselves and our families, but despite our best efforts there are some hidden dangers that lurk in our homes beneath our notice and we’re often not aware of them until it’s too late.
Who doesn’t like giving their dogs treats, amIright? I can feel the gratitude from my dogs when they receive a treat – but all three of our dogs have struggled with weight gain after spay and neuter, and controlling what they eat is important to me. These guys are part of the family and we […]
Our delicious take on Fish Tacos. The tangy cumin kale salad topping adds some zip to crispy fried wild caught Walleye. A weekly staple (usually on Tuesdays) in our household. Real corn tortillas add so much flavour to this recipe.