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.
Winter doesn’t have to stop everything in the garden. Now is the time to dream, to plan, to set goals. Now is the time to sit in the window surveying your garden with a hot drink in your hands.
We’ve been living on an island in Northern Wisconsin for a little over a week now, and although there are a little over two hundred winter inhabitants on this 13 mile long rock, we have only interacted with a small handful of people. Almost every single person who has found out that we moved here […]
With the winter months comes what’s known as Winter Depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder, a lot of people suffer from this without even knowing it. For us farmers/gardeners I feel it effects us even more because our lives depend on the growing season. I highlight 6 tips for how I do, and am trying to […]
Autumn is in full swing and winter is just around the corner, and many of us are dreading the long cold months ahead, but does it really have to be this way?
It gets really cold here in the winter. There are times it doesn’t get much higher then zero so keeping the chickens water in a liquid form can be quite a challenge. I spent several years hauling warm water out several times a day to melt the ice in the waterers. Let me tell you, […]