We're Back!!!

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

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.

 

 

 

 

 

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Homestead Picture Update 4-12

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 Picture Update 3-28

Recently, I have been absent a lot from the website, for which I apologize. However, that does not mean I haven’t been busy. In fact, quite the contrary, I have been extremely busy! Those that follow me on Facebook are aware of most of my reasons for being absent.

The weekend before last I was […]

“Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm” Review

“Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm”

I was first introduced to “Food Production Systems for a Backyard or Small Farm” when I heard Jack Spirko mention it on The Survival Podcast a couple years ago. After he mentioned it a dozen times or so, I figured maybe there really was something […]

Homestead Picture Update: 3-7-12

Time for a homestead photo update. I hope you enjoy!

First, lets check in on how some of my most recent plantings are doing…

The extra Shallots I planted a couple weeks up are popping up. I planted 16 pots and all but one have come up so far. I can taste the scapes […]

Homestead Pic-Update

Spring is around the corner and the homestead is kicking into high gear. Tomorrow I will be moving my first series of vegetable starts from the garage to my raised beds and start the next set. Below, is a picture of what is on the way out (sorry the lights weren’t on) and you can […]

Homestead Photo Update

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, […]

Homestead Update: Seeds Germinated!

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 […]

DIY Square Foot Garden Modifications

I wrote a couple weeks ago about how you can make your own Square Foot Garden based on the designs by Mel Bartholomew. The following post is to serve as a companion piece and showcase some of the modifications I have done to improve my beds. You can see the original post by clicking HERE.

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