Interested in using cold frames to extend your gardening season? This is my first year using them, but even in Upstate NY in the dead of winter I’ve found that you can have some productivity. . .
Do you know the difference between dry wood and wet? Here are some tips to help you select wood to keep your fire burning all night.
When we think of homesteading and gardening, our first thoughts are of summer days and green plants. For many of us, the reality is that for much of the year, our homestead is brown or covered in snow. Make the most of your homestead year round by enjoying those winter months.
Winter seems so magical, peaceful even. I think it can be attributed to all of the amazing scenery that snow creates. I love the way it dusts the landscape in a sugary-sweet, white blanket. But while winter does offer a buffet of eye candy, it provides less rest than I expected. Despite the continuing work […]
The extreme temperatures of the winter months can intimidate anyone considering adding pigs to their homestead. When we started raising pigs for meat, I never thought they would be able to survive (and stay healthy) when the thermometer hit ten degrees, nevermind negative two. But after doing some research, I quickly learned that it’s really […]