Cover crops can benefit small space gardens by enriching the soil, preventing soil erosion, suppressing weeds and/or managing pests and disease. Learn what they are, which grow during different times of the year and how to make the most of growing them in your small space garden…
In our tiny little town, we have tiny little backyards. Our home sits on less than 1/5 of an acre, actually. Yet, we strive to grow 75-80% of our own food each year. It’s truly possible, you just need to know how to maximize your growing space. Here are 8 tips to help you get […]
Do you want to grow your own food, but live in an apartment? Would you like to become more self sufficient, but don’t have the space for a large garden? In this post I share ways to practice self-sufficiency while living in small spaces.
Brewing our own beer has been one of the most fun homesteading projects we’ve taken on yet! I love supporting our local homebrew store (where we source all our supplies), watching the stages of fermentation, and of course, tasting the fruits of our labor! Even though we only brew one gallon batches, we still end […]
Do you have a homesteading heart but find yourself living in a city apartment or other tight space with not even a balcony to call your own? You don’t have to wait until the day you can finally afford a house and/or land. it is absolutely possible to homestead in an apartment or other small […]
Memorial Day Weekend is traditionally planting time for us in Maine. See how I am making the best out of my small space and labor restrictions (from pregnancy, no pun intended!). I give tips on how to plant to conserve space and how I mixed my own potting soil, what kind of fertilizer I use […]