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A Nursery Bed For Your Garden

A Nursery Bed For Your Garden

A garden nursery bed sometimes becomes a necessity, even in a small yard. This summer I did what all gardeners do. It was the end of the season—you know, when it’s really hot and steamy, and not a good time to be planting baby trees. […]

Ten Homesteading Myths Debunked!

Ten Homesteading Myths Debunked!

Homesteading myths abound. Honestly homesteading has become kind of a catch-all term that can mean different things to different folks. Let’s take a quick look at 10 of the most common myths: 1.     Location Homesteading Myth: you must live in a rural area, far removed […]

Pumpkin Spice, and Everything Nice!

Pumpkin Spice, and Everything Nice!

Pumpkin Season, Pumpkin Spice Season; well ok, . . . actually Autumn! My favorite time of the year. Cooler temperatures, crisp air, leaves crunching under your boots, fresh apples, and pumpkin everything! Pumpkin Nutrition I am a pumpkin addict! And here’s the good news: pumpkin […]

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 […]