Starting a homestead orchard this spring? Learn about the plants we chose on our one acre micro farm in northern New Hampshire.
There are many reasons for growing fruit. With just a little bit of planning you can enjoy fresh fruit for many years even on small property.
Having an orchard on the homestead is a worthy pursuit, but it can be an expensive endeavor. So how can you have a rewarding bountiful orchard without over spending? Try your hand at grafting. It’s an affordable way that just takes a little know how and practice. In this article we will tell you how […]
Many people consider the mulberry tree an invasive and messy waste of precious property space. Homesteaders however may want to take a closer look at this underappreciated tree. Check out a few of the wonderful qualities of this generous giver and see if you a agree that the mulberry is a great homestead fruit tree.
Alicia from Walking Softly Upon The Earth was motivated to grow her own food when her infant son struggled with food allergies. When she learned that she could grow dwarf fruit trees in her yard she jumped on the chance to have an orchard. She started with only 3 apple trees but her orchard soon […]
A little story about how we spent our whole entire three day weekend moving wood chips and setting up our little mini orchard using the Back to Eden Film method.