Category: Homestead

2020 Goals update

I’m proud to say that even though our life has been much different, we have still been able to do so much! Here’s where we are at since the last update: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– Since the… Continue Reading “2020 Goals update”

Sourdough, my new favorite obsession!

Since March, bread became scarce, yeast impossible to find and eating at home the norm. So, I decided that starting to make sourdough should be on my to do list! It turns out that getting a starter going takes more work than I thought… Continue Reading “Sourdough, my new favorite obsession!”

Finally, a new post!

Wow! June was my last post! I am back and hoping to start sharing more of what I have been up to! Over the summer, the garden produced all kinds of huge fruits! I grew cushaw squash that were over 20 pounds: My Dickinson… Continue Reading “Finally, a new post!”

Walk through the garden 6/30/20

It’s the last day of the month, so I wanted to share what’s going well and what’s a work in progress! The San Marzano tomatoes are growing the best. The cucumbers are growing well, so far this year! I will totally admit that I… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/30/20”

Walk through the garden 6/25

Does anyone else see other gardens and then get worried that yours isn’t great enough? Like garden envy? Turns out that social media is pretty great at only showing the pretty pictures! So, before I show my pretty pictures, know that flea beetles are… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/25”

Flowery Friday! 6/19/20

The pollinator garden is starting to put up some beautiful blooms! Yarrow was all that bloomed here for a while! Now, more beautiful blooms are popping up! They are gorgeous! I haven’t seen too many pollinators, other than my honeybees! Hopefully I will see… Continue Reading “Flowery Friday! 6/19/20”

March to May Goals Update

So, I haven’t been updating in a really long time! My momma was in the hospital for all of April. It was scary times for sure. It’s like life was the same every single day! But, goals are still being worked on and checked… Continue Reading “March to May Goals Update”

Exciting project and walk through the garden Wednesday!

Are you having a seed shortage where you live too? It’s hard to find anything that you may want to grow! I’m so lucky that I got my seeds early! But, I decided to share lots of my seeds in my little free library!… Continue Reading “Exciting project and walk through the garden Wednesday!”

The start of the garden!

This year I decided that I would sprout the seeds that I was growing first to make sure that they were viable. It has been working out well! I have been busy planting and preparing the beds on the pretty days. So far, I… Continue Reading “The start of the garden!”

Rebooting the Victory Garden

A quick history lesson on the Victory Garden: Citizens were first encouraged to turn yards and vacant lands into food producing gardens in 1917 and they were called “war gardens.” During WW2, they were called “victory gardens” and they were a way to get… Continue Reading “Rebooting the Victory Garden”