Let’s plant in March! Spring is just around the corner but it isn’t too early to think about the seeds you should plant in March! These vegetables, herbs and fruits will work for most people but if you’re in an area, like me, with extreme heat you’ll want to check out planting calendars for your […]
Composting goes hand in hand with homesteading, but for someone just starting out, it can be overwhelming. Soil ph, balancing, rotating, remembering what you can and can not compost – it’s a lot of information. But if you have a garden – veggies or flowers or even just a lawn – composting is a free […]
Spring is the time of year that many people consider starting their first garden. If you aren’t sure whether or not you should start one, head here to learn about the benefits and learn how you can start your own garden today!
I got frustrated trying to read the tiny labels on the backs of my seed packets to know how my sunlight a vegetable needed, or the spacing I was allowed, or when to plant it. I wanted a quick reference sheet I could use when planning my vegetable garden. So I created one! Here’s my […]
Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned gardener, here are some tools to help you while you are out enjoying your growing space. Some are time-savers, others are essentials and a few are just to make it all easier and more fun!
Growing summer squash is one of my favorites for my vegetable garden. Summer squashes are pretty hardy and, more often than not, you’ll have more than you can use (but I have shared some recipes at the end of this post). So what is summer squash? Summer squash is a squash grown during the warm […]