Listen, we are all different. I know some of you love to get your hands dirty in garden and would be willing to spend your entire day there. Others have other tasks in mind and would love a hands off approach to at least weeding the garden. How about growing food as efficient as
With this article we will look into the home building option of using gabion baskets. This article has one goal, to just bring the build option to your attention. Show that it IS a viable option and hopefully we can later report of someone that has built a gabion home. These baskets are wire weaved
A root cellar is an easy, inexpensive and cool way to store root crops, winter squash and some other homegrown produce. A root cellar was an essential part of every home in the days. Before fresh produce was available in supermarkets year-round. (The root cellar was also the spookiest spot in most old houses.) A
One of the benefits of harvesting single combs at different times throughout the season is that you get to sample honey from multiple flora sources because the bees are collecting from different nectar flows at different times during the season. I have been amazed at the wide variety of honey flavors, even between honey comb
The author of The Lord of Rings trilogy knew something that modern society is missing out on; he knew how to take joy in the simplest of things. From long walks in the English countryside with his old friends, discussing the deeper things in life and possibly even pondering the languages of Middle Earth. J.R.R. Tolkien
Fall is the time to plant your garlic. You can start as early as mid September and as late as end of Oct. Garlic is very easy to grow and store. Although planting garlic is fairly easy there are some steps you need to be aware of. Garlic likes well drained soil Garlic likes loose
What if you could raise feed for your animals without the risk of weather and crop failures?
I found this picture floating around facebook and found it an important information to have on hand:
Regrowing Scallions Indefinitely? Did you know that setting scallions in water they will regrow? I didnt either until I found it here: http://homemadeserenity.blogspot.com/2011/02/wordless-wednesday-regrowth.html
Colorado Aquaponics gives us a tour before the Self Reliance Expo
Learn about foraging for wild edible plants and how to identify and use Jerusalem artichoke (“Helianthus tuberosus”) tubers.
The old saying, “Ask and ye shall receive” is no less true when gardening. See the garden freebies we unexpectedly receive today!