Keeping warm this winter with a fire? Put that leftover wood ash to good use around the Homestead! Here are 12 ways to get a second life out of your ash.
When I moved to Vermont from Illinois, I had no idea what I was in for when winter rolled around. There was no way that I wasn’t going to go outside, but with temperatures commonly dropping to -20 degrees or lower, I froze my butt off, literally. I swear, after one winter camping trip, my […]
I suppose we all have a place in our minds and hearts that makes us feel safe and happy. A place that creates warm, comfortable feelings. As this new year begins, I was thinking on the past and of course some unpleasantness always crops up. It has a way of doing that doesn’t it. One […]
It’s early spring, and you’re aching to plant some early vegetables. Or you’re on the cusp of winter, and you’d like to keep that kale going just a little bit longer. Whatever your reason, your vegetables need some additional warmth. Do you need to buy or build a big, fancy greenhouse? Not necessarily! Greenhouses can […]