Fuzzy what?

Excuse me while I interrupt our normally scheduled weekday silence.  It seems I left a rather important step out of our last post. Oops!  I had completed the task a few weeks prior and it completely slipped my mind by the time I started the post last week.  Continue reading “Fuzzy what?”

In the Garden – Grow a Year’s Worth of Produce

Continue reading “In the Garden – Grow a Year’s Worth of Produce”

Seed Swap List (updated 11/20)

As winter closes in on us, we are already dreaming about spring and designing our new garden with permaculture in mind.  Not only will we be incorporating an edible Continue reading “Seed Swap List (updated 11/20)”

Survival Sunday – The Huntress

This year’s filled tag – my first!!

“Omg! Omg!! Omg!!!”

I’ll get back to that in a second.  Living a self-sufficient lifestyle requires a vast variety of proficiencies: growing your own food, foraging edible and medicinal plants, food preservation, caring for livestock, construction, and hunting are just a few of the skills one needs to be self-sustaining.

2015 Pre-season scouting

Hunting.

To be honest, I really Continue reading “Survival Sunday – The Huntress”

It’s an Open House… for our Greenhouse!

It’s official – Autumn has arrived, and my container garden has been moved from the overgrown yard to our greenhouse!!

Yes, I said Continue reading “It’s an Open House… for our Greenhouse!”

Wildcraft Wednesday – Nettle Seeds

Our property has an abundance of Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica).  If you’re not familiar with this powerhouse plant, Nettle is known to increase energy and nourish the skin, hair, nails, adrenal and lymphatic systems, digestive tract, liver, kidneys, gallbladder, and prostate. Those suffering from Continue reading “Wildcraft Wednesday – Nettle Seeds”

Misty Meadows Update

Please welcome the newest members of Misty Meadows Homestead… Continue reading “Misty Meadows Update”