What is homesteading? Is it being off the grid? Having 100 acres and livestock? Can it be done in an apartment or the ‘burbs? See what one homesteader thinks.
You might not think of garlic as your typical herb, but with all of its benefits and its hardy qualities, it can be included in the medicinal garden of any aspiring herbalist. With minimal effort you can get enough garlic back from your garden to cook for the rest of the year, and the inclusion […]
You may grow it for your cats or just because it’s such a hardy little herb, but did you know that catnip also has a lot of benefits for human health? This exceptionally easy to grow perennial thrives in almost all conditions, and can be left alone to grow wild or be regularly cultivated for […]
The first step in making rainbow carrot cake starts in the spring. Purchase and plant Rainbow Carrots: these fantastic carrot varieties produce a wide range of colors including purple, yellow, white, red, and orange. They are fun to grow (you grow them just like normal carrots) and can be found at most seed suppliers these […]
So you are thinking of “homesteading”? Before you till up your front yard, purchase a hundred acres, or – most importantly – invest in any farmyard animals – stop and think about what you want to get from farming, and the pros and cons of doing so in your situation. Farming is not for everyone, […]
Our harvests are starting to slow down and the overnights are becoming crisp. We are starting to think about fall crops and winterizing our coop and home, but we are still having some beautiful days and wonderful bounties from the garden.