Tag: Homestead

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”

Weekend walk through the garden 6/14/20

Hello all! I have been gone for a little while! I have been teaching from home and basically hibernating. But, I have still been planting tons of plants in hopes of harvesting lots of food! So, I figured that I would show how well… Continue Reading “Weekend walk through the garden 6/14/20”

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”

Propagating plants! Indoor plant living!

It’s still too cold to do much outside, plant-wise. However, I’m working on propagating tons of plants around here! First up, the African Violet! I have to start with a backstory! My mom loved growing them when I was a kid. However, she was… Continue Reading “Propagating plants! Indoor plant living!”

February Goals Update 2020!

Goodbye February and hello March! We are continuing to chip away at our goals and here’s how they are going: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– We cleared out so much last month! The teen cleaned out his closet… Continue Reading “February Goals Update 2020!”