Every homestead needs a great herb garden! The good news is many herbs are easy to grow and can even happily grow in containers for the space challenged homesteader. The hardest part is deciding which herbs to grow! The first thing you need to determine is your growing zone to make sure your new herbs […]
When you first began gardening, do you remember that moment that you noticed your very first tiny green sprout? I recall a feeling of pure joy. For me, it was a package of pole beans that I had planted a few days earlier. I was proud, excited and hopeful all at the same time. As […]
How to grow parsley – and how to use the leaves, roots, and seeds for food and natural medicine.
As those dog days of summer start to roll around, it’s always nice to put your feet up and relax. You have probably been busy working on landscaping and gardening all season long. You deserve a break from all of the outdoor chores. Why not lay back in the hammock or sit on the patio […]
Herbs, in general, are one of the easiest types of plants to grow. Many will happily grow in a container on your windowsill or patio. Start with plants that you purchase at your local home improvement or nursery, and you’ll have plenty of homegrown herbs for your holiday dinners! Want to grow your own herbs […]
If you’re homesteading because you want to take control of your food—knowing where, how, and why it grows—and because you want to become more reliant on yourself than a system, then taking control of your healthcare is just as important as taking control of your own food system. In fact, inevitably, on a homestead, at […]