It’s July, and my green beans plants are exploding. We left for three days to spend time at a cabin near our favorite lake. In that short period, my plants blossomed. I came home to an entire harvest ready for picking. I love this time of year! Green beans are one of our favorite vegetables.Read more
My husband and I are huge fans of brussel sprouts. We frequently make them as a side dish for dinners throughout the week. While our kids may not love brussel sprouts as much as we do, they are an essential part of our garden. The first year that I grew brussel sprouts, I was confused.Read more
When the homesteading whim hits you, there is a chance you won’t be in the prime location for it. Perhaps you are stuck in an apartment in a large city. Or, you might live in the country but are lacking the financial means to create a homestead. That’s ok! You can practice homesteading skills ANYWHERE.Read more
Even though it just turned summer (officially), it is time to think about a fall garden! To have a great fall garden, you have to start planning right now. The first step is to think about vegetables for a fall garden. There are quite a few that grow well. Before you make your selection, youRead more
Are you looking for ways to make money on a homestead with small acreage? You might think that, since you only have a few acres of land, there is no way to make a profit. You are wrong! There are so many ways to make money on a homestead, no matter the size! Those ofRead more
Are you intimidated by canning but really want to make your own strawberry jam? This is the recipe to try!
Do you want to maximize your harvest with one simple practice? Succession planting is the key.
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Preserve summertime in a jar! Try watermelon jelly; it is delicious!
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