If you are anything like us, you are always looking for ways to add more growing space. A few years ago we found a great way to add growing space and beautify our outdoor living space at the same time. We started using containers on our deck and in our pool area. We can grow … Continue reading Dehydrating Herbs Pays Dividends All Year Long
Why would freezing kale for the winter be a test of a marriage? Let us explain…. We live in the Northeast and our winters can be very long, and for an anxious gardener, it can be tough mentally. So as soon as possible, we like to get our hands dirty and get our cold weather … Continue reading Freezing Kale, The Test of a Marriage
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Many times when talking about the homestead we get so caught up in talking about gardening or our farm animals, that we forget about another way that we feed ourselves. Hunting and fishing provide a wonderful way to provide extra meals for our family. Every year my sons and… Continue reading Homesteading is more than growing things
Many years ago on Father’s day, I received one very special gift. It was a gift that would keep on giving. No it wasn’t a membership in the “jelly of the month club”, it was a small Columbia hop plant. I had brewed beer for years and always fantasized about growing my own hops. I … Continue reading The Best Father’s Day Gift Ever, Hops!!