We’re Back!!!

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Hello everyone! I am so sorry that it has been so long since I have posted. I hope everyone has been busy. I know I have! Most recently, I began my plants for this year.  You can see them in the photo below, (from left to right – Georgia Green Collards, Bunching Onions, Early Dividend […]

Homestead Photo Update 5-24

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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.             […]

Homestead Picture Update 4-12

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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 […]

Homestead Update 3-14

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Time for a quick photo update…                                                   I have always had problems with potatoes so, I decided to try sprouting them indoors first this year to get a jump on things. […]

Website of the Week: HeirloomSeedSwap.com

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HeirloomSeedSwap.com   The website of the week for this week is, HeirloomSeedSwap.com.  There are many places online and offline which one can find seeds to buy or swap with others.  However, HeirloomSeedSwap.com is the only free one I know of.  Johhny Max and The Queen, hosts of the Self-Sufficient Homestead Show, are nice enough to […]

Seeds already?

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I went out to do some harvesting today and found that some of my collards and leaf lettuce was already going to seed. To be honest I shouldn’t have been too surprised since the plants are from last fall.  Still though I was surprised to seed the beginnings of seed so early.  I put some […]