Life has been crazy lately! In the midst of spring farm activities, we are knee deep in baseball, end of the year school activities, a major remodel at our business, three birthdays in the family, mother’s day, our wedding anniversary, and father’s day is around the corner. Finding time to write has been difficult. I’ve […]
How we used trees left after the fire came through along with roofing that had fallen off an old barn to make raised beds. Last year this hosted beans and kohlrabi. This year it’s full of herbs. Nothing ever gets wasted on a homestead.
The season for fresh fruit and veggies is finally here! Having a vegetable garden is something anyone can do. Yes, that includes you! If you feel like you have a black thumb, no backyard or even a limited budget, it’s still possible. I became interested in growing food when I met someone who shined the […]
Have you ever wondered what exactly to plant in your desert garden this month? Well, so sis I so I made a Planning guide for June. This post will tell you what works in Zone 9 this month. This is a monthly series focusing on growing food and herbs in your suburban homestead.
You know it’s really Spring in the Northeast when the Rhubarb is ready to harvest. There’s hardly an old farmhouse around here without a Rhubarb patch out back, burgeoning into delicious stalks every May or June. It’s an easy, low maintenance plant to grow and cook with, with a rich history dating back almost three […]
Summer is finally here and it’s time to spend some time in the garden. Here are some ideas for prioritizing what to do in the garden in June to get on track.