My partner and I have been searching for property off and on for the past few years. We have known that we wanted to expand our farm and take another step towards a different lifestyle. With a limited budget and a few specific criteria, it took some time for us to find the perfect place. […]
One of the things about my homestead is that I don’t have a lot of money to spend. Like none. I have become very good at taking whatever free items come along and putting them aside for future use. I may not know what I am going to be using them for, but at least […]
Sage is a beautiful decorative plant and has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries. Since the Middle Ages, sage has been cultivated for its many useful qualities. It is a hardy perennial that comes in a variety of colors making it both decorative and helpful.
Calendula is an easy to grow herb which produces beautiful yellow and orange flowers in midsummer and has wide ranging healing properties. If you’ve never grown a garden before, you can still get calendula to thrive and if you chose to, you can pay it no attention to it and it will still be happy.
Sometimes harvesting a delicious treat from your garden is too easy. If you have even a single chamomile plant, you can make yourself a tasty cup of tea with little time or skill required.
Do you love the look and feel of wooden cutting boards but hate the price tag? Wood cutting boards are better for your knives, made of a renewable resource, way better for the environment, and there are arguments that state that it is more sanitary than plastic. The best part about all of this, is […]