Do you like the idea of being able to extend your growing season? What about having a great space to start seeds a little earlier? Then you need a greenhouse. They are a great addition to any homestead. Any expense you accrue in building one can quickly be made back with the extra product they […]
Transplanting seedlings can be more challenging than it sounds. There are a few things that have to be done before putting those plants in the ground and no one wants to lose their time and money with stressed or dying plants. This guide will prepare you to have successful transplants and a better garden!
Compost is literally the best thing you can plant your vegetables and flowers in. What is even better is that you can make your own. There are tricks to making a healthy compost. Some things break down while others don’t. You also need to know of what you can and cannot compost before you jump […]
Spring has arrived and if you’re like many homesteaders you’ve already been planning your garden. One way that we reduce the cost of our garden is by growing our own seedlings. The first year we grew grew our own seedlings we made a lot of mistakes. This post includes everything I wish I had known […]
I’ve learned no matter how much I want to get out in the yard and do certain things like plant here in zone 6a, it’s better to wait. Cleaning up around the yard is still necessary along with starting seeds indoors and prepping garden beds for the new season. It’s just best not to get […]
It’s time for some Tea Talk In The Garden! So excited to see you again. While I’d like to be drinking iced tea, my tea is still hot due to the persistent blustery and bitter weather lately. Sit down, grab yourself a cup and join in this monthly virtual letter exchange between Jen & myself. […]