Gardening Plans

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

Diamotaceous Earth: The Homesteader’s friend

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

Why use Manure Tea?

Swiped directly from Authentic Haven Brand's website. I have been asked a lot of questions about manure tea¬†and why I insist upon using it. Doesn't it smell? Don't you compost? Really you are going to pour sh*& on your garden and then eat the food from it? I don't have a lot of brand loyalty, … Continue reading Why use Manure Tea?

Spring is Springing!

Spinach peeking out at us. Yep, spring is most definitely here at Squirrel Point Farm. The weather is getting warmer, plants are sprouting and I am sure I saw a fine film of pollen on the beast this morning. Strawberries coming through the mulch. Our newly planted strawberries are showing promise and so are our … Continue reading Spring is Springing!

Starting Vegetable Plants from Seeds

Best of gardening, starting new plants. There are many ways to get plants into your garden cuttings, started plants and seeds. Most avid vegetable gardeners like to start their own seeds. In many hardiness zones they are starting seeds now. We are also starting them as well. We use a variety of materials to get … Continue reading Starting Vegetable Plants from Seeds

Potting Bench and Mini Greenhouses

Making mini greenhouses on our new potting bench. We had a good day outside yesterday. We built a potting bench and started making mini greenhouses from milk jugs and filling them with homemade potting soil. We will use the first batch for our spring garden with seeds for broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts, cabbage and a … Continue reading Potting Bench and Mini Greenhouses