It’s that time of year! The harvest is almost over, the first freeze isn’t far off, and we’re just weeks away from snow. While everyone has their own list of fall chores, homesteaders in particular have an insane amount to get done before the snow starts flying. Find out what you need to do to […]
Fall has arrived which means that winter is only three months away. Now is a very good time to prepare for the coming winter for your flocks and herds.
One thing I remember reading in the copious amounts of Victorian-era fiction that I read is how often book characters ate nettles. This always confused me, because in my mind, nettles were simply painful weeds used by my siblings and me only to pull up with our bare hands to prove how tough we were. […]
It’s summer, which means outdoor activities are king. Camping, biking, swimming, mountain-climbing, fishing, and all other outdoor activities are a lot of fun in the summer. Unfortunately, humans are not the only creature that likes the summer! Mosquitoes also really enjoy this time of year.
We are finally seeing signs of spring around here. Most of our trees have leaf buds on them and the flowers are starting to bloom. It was a late spring this year, here in northeastern Pennsylvania. I can look at the mountains and see them finally beginning to turn that beautiful light green color. Springtime […]
It’s winter time… you’ve got your feet up by the fire, drinking a warm cuppa, the ground is frozen solid, there’s snow on everything, and you JUST took down your Christmas tree. That’s no excuse to rest on your laurels! Spring is right around the corner, so get busy now! By following these few, simple […]