Category Archives: gardening

Pumpkin Soup, How to Make Great Use of Those Leftover Pumpkins

It’s that time of year when we realize that we have a lot of un-used pumpkins laying around. Halloween has passed and with Thanksgiving upon us, it will be the last time we see pumpkins in season until next fall. A few years ago, I started making pumpkin pie with our home grown pumpkins. There is nothing wrong with using

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Harvesting and Curing Garlic

Years ago we were gifted some beautiful heads of hard neck garlic by one of our closest friends with verbal planting instructions. We picked a nice spot in the garden and on Columbus Day, we planted. The next summer we were blessed with 50 heads of garlic. We didn’t know exactly what to do with it. It seemed logical to

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Harvest Season, “it’s not what you have to do, it’s what you get to do”

  This blog has been a long time coming. I have been wanting to get a new blog out for our loyal, as well as new, followers, but our fellow homesteaders will agree that finding the time between August and October is nearly impossible because……It’s Harvest Season! My husband recently shared a post with me that he saw on social

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