Homestead Pic-Update

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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 […]

Winter Homestead Projects

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If you are like me, you find yourself climbing the walls in the winter for lack of things to do. It can be frustrating. The ground is too cold to dig, but you want to do something constructive on the homestead. So, I decided to just sit down real quick and make a list of […]

Making a Coldframe

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For most of my beds I just mulched them with leaves, but I decided to turn one of my 2 x 8 foot beds into a coldframe.  I tried to keep things as cheap, semi-permanent as possible and of course it was all DIY work.Next year, I’ll try for something more permanent, but this year […]

Tromboncino Part II

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My Tromboncino squash has really taken off in a big way. ( For reference, I got the seeds from Territorial Seeds, ) Check out the pictures below and remember it is all one plant.                                         […]

Easy Jalapeno Popper Recipe

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Last night I made jalapeño poppers on a whim with jalapeños from my garden. They were delicious and could not be easier. I will preface this by saying that fresh green jalapeños are much sweeter then ones left to turn red, which become very hot. Not that this is bad.  It is just an observation. […]