We love our fruit orchard. We inherited it when we purchased this farm several years ago. There are apple trees, nut trees, pear and peach trees, grapes, black raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. So, we have had to learn alot about fruit and we are continuing to learn all the time. it is that time of […]
You’ve seen this strange looking fruit in the grocery store. The bright pink skin with alien green spines is hard to miss. But have you ever tried a dragon fruit? This exotic fruit is really unique! This yummy fruit is super hydrating and especially satisfying when chilled. The tiny black seeds add a nice crunch […]
The kiwi fruit…also known as Chinese gooseberries…is one of our favorite fruits. Per serving, this little super food is packed with amazing nutrition that our taste buds just scream for. It’s like our mouth knows how good this fruit is for us. Check out this bad boy’s nutritional content here. Living on a homestead in […]
Nothing is better than a cane ripened blackberry or raspberry! Learn everything you need to know to start your own berry patch and grow your own organic berries. From pruning to planting learn how to grow the best berries.
When I first started gardening, I couldn’t wait to try growing strawberries! These red berries are jam-packed full of vitamins, fiber and antioxidants. I can never resist a bite of a plump, juicy and sweet strawberry. I remember visiting my local garden nursery and noticing these bright red hanging baskets. As I got closer, I […]
We enjoy making our own wild wine and usually put on at least two different kinds each year. Dandelion wine is a must! Since we use no chemicals at all on our lawn, we know the flowers are healthy and organic. Here are some of the several different wines we make here on our homestead. […]