Today, we are lucky enough to have a guest post by writer and nature lover Mackenzie Kupfer. Mackenzie has been a lover of all things green since the age of six when she began gardening with her Nana. She is currently an online publisher for the provider of flower gardening supplies, Avant [...]
Recently, I had the pleasure of being interviewed on The Permaculture Podcast with Scott Mann. Scott and I have known each other for a couple years now thanks The Survival Podcast Forum. For those unfamiliar with Permaculture, I have included the Wiki definition and link below.
From Wikipedia: Permaculture is a branch of [...]
This is the second part in a multi-part series on Garlic. Part one was about Harvesting Garlic. This part (part 2) is all about curing garlic. The third part will cover some different ways one can store garlic. Curing Garlic is even easier than harvesting it, but it does require a little patience. The first [...]
Well, it is that time again. I’m long overdue for a photo update of the homestead. Things are looking good, the weather has been perfect for gardening this year.
The catnip I am growing has proved successful as evidenced by my roommate’s cat Vader feeding on it below.
I noticed that some of my plants in my dedicated lettuce bed were starting to go to seed and wanted to see if I could prevent the others from doing so and prolong my harvest. So, decided to take some window screen I got off Freecycle and turn it into a makeshift shade-cloth. I just [...]
We had a bad cold snap last night, but luckily it seems most of my plants made it out just fine. I think it has been about two weeks since I did an update though so, I figured it was long overdue. I hope you enjoy the pictures.
Some of you may remember the Square [...]
It has been a while since I did an update on things around the homestead, so I figured I would share a bunch of photos and show people what’s going on. We had a pretty mild winter here and a lot of vegetables made it through. Also, my wormbin has been doing really good. Recently, [...]
About a week ago I made my soil cubes to start the first seeds of the season. Below you can see my “soil cube building station”. By the way, I use the Soil Cube by Clayton Jacobs and if you haven’t heard of them they are awesome! It is a little machine that uses hand [...]