There’s something about a hoard of potatoes that makes me feel safe. Let me explain. As someone who raises and grows food with the intent of feeding the family year-round, I find myself focusing on those foods that can be grown in large quantities and that store well- long past their harvest date. Root crops […]
The quickest way to find new and interesting plants to grow, or to get inspiration for the year ahead, is by looking through seed catalogs. Whether mail-order or online, here’s a list of the best seed catalogs that you can flip through while waiting for the growing season to begin. You wouldn’t know by looking […]
Gardening requires more that just taking care of plants once they are in the ground. To garden well and have a productive crop, you must also take care of the soil. I’ve listed three things that you can do in the fall that will prepare your garden for the spring planting.
Whether you’re just getting started with homesteading or are looking to find better tactics and techniques to make your home and garden run a little more smoothly, we have some great resources for you! Many of our members have written amazing books that will help you to learn more about gardening, raising animals, homesteading with […]
Is 2019 the year you’re finally going to grow food? Or maybe it’s the year you get serious about growing enough veggies to stop buying them at the store? If so, you may already find yourself inundated with seed catalogs…and like an 18th-century sailor hypnotized by the siren’s song, you might be under the spell […]
The holiday season is here! This means that it’s the time we all start searching for that perfect gift for our friends and family. For those of us who love to dig in the dirt, this list has everything from planters to stocking stuffers and everything in-between. If you are looking for even more inspiration, […]