Growing your own seedlings is not hard to do and opens the door to new opportunities for the home gardener, homesteader or small farmer. You’ll have a vast number of varieties available to choose from, more control over the amount of seed you purchase, and you’ll save money by growing your plants yourself. Starting your […]
It may take quite some time to get enough grapes to harvest for a large batch of jam or wine, but it sure is fun to have even just a couple of grape vines in the garden. I have a single one I planted many years ago and it provides just enough grapes that I […]
I have recently delved into bread making. There were a few hits and mostly misses at the start. When I mentioned to my dear family that we would be having homemade bread with dinner, the kids would roll their eyes and my husband would encourage me to “just relax” and he’d “pick up a loaf […]
Maybe someone sounded like they knew what they were talking about once. Or Mom did it. Or…who knows WHY we do what we do? Do you do any of these 5 quirky kitchen habits, tips, or tricks? Do these things really work?