Category: Homestead

Beekeeping, crafting and harvesting

This week it finally rained a bit and now the garden is quickly coming to life! Everything is growing and we have been able to harvest around 40 cloves of garlic, 17 pounds of potatoes and I’m about ready to pull some onions too!…

Walk through the garden 7/5/17

It’s the first check in during July! I love this time of year because it seems like the plants grow so fast with the warm weather and long days! The pumpkins are blooming and I love seeing our pollinators at work! The tomatoes are…

June Goals Update 2017

It’s really summer! We are starting to get some food from the garden including garlic and potatoes. I’m looking forward to gathering lots more this month! 1. Zero waste our home! We already do a good bit to avoid creating trash, but there is…

Pollinators, gardening, relaxing

Yesterday was just a really great day and not for any one certain reason. Ive been working on braiding the garlic that I’ve been harvesting! It will hang nicely on a few hooks that the mister made for me! In the garden, the cucumbers…

Walk through the garden 6/25/17

Where in the world have we been?! Well, we took a quick trip out of town to Cincinnati and Cleveland and stayed at a fun indoor water park hotel there. ┬áIt was a great time! Before we went out of town I had a…

Walk through the garden 6/16/17

It has been quite a hot spell this week with temperatures almost in the 90’s everyday. Therefore, I have not bothered the bees because they are already hot and I’m not one to anger already angry insects that sting. I’ll start off with our…

It feels like summer!

This week has really heated up! We have been able to go swimming and be outside all of the time. The plants are really taking their first growth spurt and I am up to 2 okra plants! All the birds are very happy too!…