In the Garden – A Fragile Stretch

What do you do if your seedlings are looking a little lank and leggy.

 [This post was originally penned in February 2017 and has since been updated.] Continue reading “In the Garden – A Fragile Stretch”

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Homestead Buzz – Deafening Silence

When you love someone, you are never really prepared to lose them. Continue reading “Homestead Buzz – Deafening Silence”

In the Kitchen – Easy Caramel Corn

As a little girl, two of my favorite Circus treats were Cotton Candy and Caramel Corn. Though I’ve yet to figure out how Continue reading “In the Kitchen – Easy Caramel Corn”

In the Garden – What Every Gardener Needs – a Journal!!

If you want to minimize failure and maximize fun and success, then keeping a Garden Journal is one of your most valuable tools! Continue reading “In the Garden – What Every Gardener Needs – a Journal!!”

In the Garden – Planting Your Own Seeds

Learn how to easily start your own seeds and insure they get off to a good start. Continue reading “In the Garden – Planting Your Own Seeds”

In the Garden – Lifespan & Viability of Seeds

Lifespan & Viability of Seeds – Learn about the life expectancy of Continue reading “In the Garden – Lifespan & Viability of Seeds”

In the Garden – Ordering Seed Catalogs

Can you believe it’s already 2018!! It’s never too early to start thinking about your garden. In fact, if you plan on starting your own seeds, some of them need to be started this month!! Continue reading “In the Garden – Ordering Seed Catalogs”

Elderberry – the Natural Cold & Flu Fighter

Did you know studies have shown Elderberry can significantly reduce symptoms of Continue reading “Elderberry – the Natural Cold & Flu Fighter”

Homestead Buzz – Adventures in First Year Beekeeping

And…. We’re back!!

It’s been a while since we Continue reading “Homestead Buzz – Adventures in First Year Beekeeping”

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”