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
Our visition of the future from Tammy Curry on Vimeo. We are getting ready to layout our new garden for next spring. We aren't doing raised beds on this property we are going to turn the soil and plant directly. There is no concern here for trash that was buried or other soil contaminants. The grass … Continue reading Gardening Plans
Did you know one of the best times to feed your soil is in the fall? Yeppers! Think about it, for the most part plants are going to sleep, they don't require a lot of nutrients this time of year. So consider giving your garden a good thick layer of compost to breakdown over the … Continue reading Fall Garden Feeding
http://www.ghorganics.com/Product/DE_Diatom.jpg Diamotaceous earth can be found in almost any garden center and definitely from online sources. It is one of those multipurpose products that any homesteader shouldn't be without and to day I am without it. It is great for pest control, contains calcium which works to neutralize acidic soil and it is all natural. … Continue reading Diamotaceous Earth: The Homesteader’s friend