Homesteading ~ wherever you are

Month: September 2017

Green and Clean

Green and Clean

Is it possible for your home to be both green and clean? It is! And in this post we’re going to discuss what to use, how to use it, and why it works. Click here to read about a study done by a scientist on […]

Our Journey, . . . The Beginning

Our Journey, . . . The Beginning

It’s so hard to know exactly where to start in the telling of this type of story, isn’t it? Technically everything since birth has contributed to who we are today and how we got here, right? Alright, . . . . stick with me. I […]

Fruit Trees Part I: Choosing and Planting

Fruit Trees Part I: Choosing and Planting

A big part of the homestead dream is growing our own food. Fruit trees are naturally part of this plan. Can’t you just imagine walking out your door and picking a ripe apple off your own tree and taking a big, juicy bite? Yum! But, […]

Fruit Trees Part II: Creating a Guild

Fruit Trees Part II: Creating a Guild

Fruit Trees on the Homestead, Part II: Creating a Guild OK, so what is a fruit tree guild and why do we need them? A tree guild is very much the same as a guild (or club) in the human world. It’s a group of […]

Seed Saving: For Beginners

Seed Saving: For Beginners

Any discussion of seed saving should start out with—why? What’s in it for me? Seeds are readily available at most neighborhood big box stores, garden centers, and even local dollar stores. Why would I want to go to the trouble of saving my own seeds? […]