February 19, 2022 Like many farms and homesteads, we find that ours expands and changes little by little each year; we take baby steps toward our short-term and long-term goals. However, 2021 was a year of BIG changes for us. The first of which had been in the workings for over a year: we purchasedContinue reading “2021: A Year on the Homestead: Working on a Building”
January 14, 2022 If New Year’s resolutions have taught me anything, it’s to not set New Year’s resolutions. True, I set general goals for myself and re-evaluate my vision for the Homestead; but to me that is an ongoing process instead of something I dictate on January 1st. I always strive to do better andContinue reading “2021: A Year on the Homestead, Garden Edition”
This post contains an affiliate link from which we may receive compensation. It’s been way too long since I’ve taken the time to sit down and gather my thoughts enough to catch you up to date on the latest happenings on the Homestead. In short, it’s garden season. I’d be lying if I told youContinue reading “A Long Hiatus and a New Obsession”
Part for in our 2020 garden series is dedicated to NATIVE POLLINATORS and the plants that attract them.
In our last blog post, we briefly discussed some points to ponder before taking the leap into your beekeeping journey. Today we are taking time to answer a portion of those questions. Let’s cut to the chase! What equipment do I need?When you’re first becoming a beekeeper, there are a few basic supplies you willContinue reading “Let’s start at the bee-ginning.”
Meet Roger- the rooster we never intended to have, and never knew we needed. This is his story. That evening was like any other in late summer with the family all outdoors, the Mr. and I doing yard work while the kids played or chased some sort of creepy crawly nearby. Our neighbor pulled inContinue reading “One Lucky Rooster”