Spring has arrived and if you’re like many homesteaders you’ve already been planning your garden. One way that we reduce the cost of our garden is by growing our own seedlings. The first year we grew grew our own seedlings we made a lot of mistakes. This post includes everything I wish I had known […]
There are so many vegetables you can regrow, that growing plants from kitchen scraps is an easy way to start a garden. You can start regrowing vegetables without spending a dime on seeds or transplants for your garden! Some vegetables need nothing more than a bit of water to get started. Others can require a […]
Many vegetable seeds don’t require light to germinate, just moisture and heat. What to do when you don’t have enough room for all your seedling trays and can’t always be around to water them before they sprout? Build a germination chamber (or sweat box)! Here’s how we did it on our small farm.