Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. Herbs are perhaps one of my favorite plants to grow. They are easy, useful, and beautiful. They make the perfect addition to any flower bed or vegetable garden. I use fresh and dried herbs in many … Continue reading What is in Your Herb Garden?
Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. There really is no debate on which you should choose. There are somethings are safe to water bath can but everything can be pressure canned. Why can't I water bath can low acid foods? My grandma … Continue reading Water Bath Canning vs Pressure Canning
Some links are affiliate links. I receive a small commission from these but it does not affect your purchases. Did you know that you can start your garden even if you are on food stamps? Yes, any seeds or plants that are edible can be purchased with your EBT card. You can use containers and … Continue reading Did You Know?
Battle Cat says that he is ready for spring too! He has cat business to attend to and you just can't do that when it is cold and wet out. If I haven't introduced him yet to you all he is 1/3 of the Salt & Pepper Gang. The other two members are … Continue reading 5 Tips for Garden Planning
We are getting ready for spring. Planning our garden, orchard, chickens, and house repairs. 2019 promises to be an exciting year on the farmstead.
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Yep, my dining room is going to become my new sun room/green house. We will still enjoy meals there but I think with the optimal amount of sun that comes in it will be perfect for starting new plants and keeping a few in the house to enjoy in the kitchen. So that is one … Continue reading Dining Room to Greenhouse
Time to plan next year's garden! It is that time of year for me, I am going through my left over and saved seeds (not many this year) so I can plan my garden next year. I have a ton of heirloom and old fashioned plants to grow for next year but I can't help … Continue reading What is Your Favorite Seed Company?
We are going to begin harvesting all the black walnuts that are falling from the trees this week. The process isn't complicated it really requires patience. Harvesting: Harvest walnuts directly from the tree if you can reach them. The hull should be a yellowish green color. If you cannot reach them harvest them from the … Continue reading Fresh Walnuts