Homestead Buzz – Deafening Silence

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

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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 – Grow a Year’s Worth of Produced

How to Grow a Years Worth of Produce – Have you ever wondered if it’s possible to grow a years worth of produce? Well, it is possible – let us show you how!

[This post has been updated since it originally ran in January 2017]

My grandpa was a Midwest farm boy and even after he grew up and made a life for himself in southern California, the farm boy never left him.  He always had a garden and much to the annoyance of his neighbors (and the county) he Continue reading “In the Garden – Grow a Year’s Worth of Produced”

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”

Blowin’ in the wind

Here in the Pacific Northwest, forecasts show we have 50/50 of experiencing a storm that will rival the historic Columbus Day storm of 1963. I wasn’t around for it, but I’ve read it caused $230 million in damages, took 46 lives and injured hundreds of others.

50 plus years later, I doubt people are any better prepared for a catastrophe of this nature.

When the storm hits, will you be prepared?

Here are some tips: Continue reading “Blowin’ in the wind”