Water can be a big issue in the winter time. Last fall we installed heated automatic watering troughs. What a difference this made for me and the time it takes me to do chores. (It also helped cut down chore time in the summer). A little preparation in the fall can help create an easier […]
Learn how you can winterize vegetable gardens now and be prepared for next season. Doing these 6 simple steps can help to increase garden yields in the spring. Amending the soil in the fall will be so beneficial to next season’s harvest.
Fortunately, my husband splits all of our firewood so we don’t have to buy wood to burn, but you might not be that lucky. I know that when we sell wood, we get a lot of questions about the quantity of wood that we’ll be bringing and the kind of wood we’ll deliver. Today, I […]
While winter isn’t exactly my favorite season, I don’t mind it so much. We have a relatively mild winter around here. Usually a few snowfalls of several inches at a time or so. Winter time is a nice time to take a little break from the work that comes with warmer weather. There is usually […]
Winter is knocking on the door and homesteaders and farmers alike are rushing to prepare for the long cold and snowy months ahead. For beginning farmers and new homesteaders it can be difficult to know exactly what to do or how much to prepare–but here are tips and guidance to steer you in the right […]
The time to prepare for your animals needs during the cold weather months is before the winter weather hits. Read about what we do to get ready for winter on our farm.