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What is Container Gardening

What is Container Gardening

Throughout the world people are picking up a shovel and trying their hand at gardening.  They are tilling up their yards and planting crops as well as using container gardening to help feed their family. What about people who rent or live in apartments? With […]

How to get started Homesteading today

How to get started Homesteading today

So you’ve chosen that homesteading sounds good to you, now what? How would can you decrease your reliance on the emotionally supportive networks of modern society? Start homesteading today! The principal question to ask yourself is why do I want to homestead? Know your inspiration. […]

The Top Homesteading Skills that you need to know

The Top Homesteading Skills that you need to know

What ever happened to all of the things our grandparents used to do?  There are many skills our grandparents had that have been lost today. Various homesteading skills are lost on the modern city dweller. Providing food and water for yourself are absolutely crucial. Knowing […]

Southwest Chicken Alfredo

Southwest Chicken Alfredo

Southwest Chicken Alfredo..wait, hear me out.  Who wants to eat the same thing over and over?  — The answer is no-one!  I feel like sometimes when we are going about our week dealing with our busy schedule of softball, blogging or gardening among other things, […]

Why organic gardening?

Why organic gardening?

Why organic gardening?  Why is everyone talking about organic gardening?  A natural vegetable garden is effectively inside the grip of any green fingered wannabe. It is common knowledge that vegetables are great for your well-being. You should shape your diet around fresh fruits and vegetables. Naturally […]

Seed Starting Mix

Seed Starting Mix

Starting plants from seed is fun, and it’s also a huge money saver. When I talk about starting seeds indoors, one of the first questions new gardeners ask me is about the best seed starting mix to use. This is a very important question, because […]

Backyard Duck Basics

Backyard Duck Basics

Every homestead should have some poultry.  Whether you are living out your dream on a homestead of twenty acres or on an urban homestead, you need to consider poultry as a great option for you.  Chickens have been a favorite for many farmers and homesteaders […]

How much to plant

How much to plant

One of the most commonly asked questions among new gardeners is “how much to plant” of a particular plant in order to have a good harvest.  How many bush beans should I plant if I want to put up green beans for the winter? How […]

How to propagate Rosemary

How to propagate Rosemary

How to propagate Rosemary A rooted rosemary plant from a cutting will mature quicker than a plant started from seed.  The plant will reach a usable size in just a few months so you will be able to harvest rosemary sooner to use in cooking.  […]

How to Grow Carrots

How to Grow Carrots

Learn how to grow carrots with this helpful guide. Farm fresh, sweet and delicious carrots can’t be found in supermarkets are among the best varieties of vegetables that can be grown in home gardens.  By growing varieties suited to your soil, you can grow carrots in spring […]