Whether you need to know how to water when you’re on vacation, the best watering method for vegetable gardening, the best time of day to water or more, all of your garden watering questions are answered here…
After putting in all the hard work to grow your own produce, you want to harvest at the peak time. There are guidelines of days to maturity on seed packets, but you want to learn the signals from your plants for the best timing. This article includes a free printable with all the signs from […]
The first year on a new homestead can be very overwhelming. What do you do first? What’s the most important? We want everything accomplished as quickly as possible, but we also know it’s impossible. Take the guess work and frustration out of trying to decide what plants to put in the garden first. We’ve done […]
Aphids are tiny pest insects that most gardeners have had to address at one time or another. There are over 4,000 different aphid species and their color can range from green to white to black. In addition to the damage they create by eating the sap from healthy plants, they excrete a sticky substance called […]
Growing leaf lettuce on the homestead is very exciting and rewarding. It is also one of the very first spring vegetables you can begin harvesting. Picking leaf lettuce can sometimes seem tedious, but Sarah shares an easy way to get the job done.
Some of my earliest memories are of my family’s garden and working along side my mother in that HALF ACRE GARDEN!!! The rows of green beans and corn seemed to go on forever when it came to weeding and harvesting. The conversations that I listened in on while I helped my mom and aunts snap […]