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”
In the final installment of this series we will focus on our garden harvest: what worked, what didn’t, how we preserved the harvest. If you haven’t read parts 1, 2, 3, & 4 you can check those posts out as well. This is likely the longest post we have created to date. There is soContinue reading “In The Garden: 2020 In Review Pt. 5”
Installment number three in this series finds us focusing on the early portion of our vegetable growing season (pre-harvest.) Much was to be learned as well as celebrated in our 2020 garden; join me as I recall the year’s successes and struggles. If you’ve missed the previous installments, start here at part 1 before continuingContinue reading “In the garden: 2020 in review, part 3”
This is the second part in the series “In the garden: 2020 in review,” where I will document our successes and failures in our 2020 garden. The year’s experience was unique to any other year in many ways, join me as I share what we’ve learned. Today’s post is not nearly as dramatic as theContinue reading “In the garden: 2020 in review, part 2.”
2020 was a year unlike any we’ve ever experienced. Let’s recap the year, from the perspective of gardening. Part 1.
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”