When I fantasize about the lavish garden I hope to have some day, I picture different scenarios, but there are a few things that remain constant. There's always a fence around the backyard (to keep my dogs in and the deer out), there's always busy little bees and butterflies, and I also picture birds. While … Continue reading Are Birds Friend or Foe for your Garden?
Disclaimer: This is literally my first time ever planting trees! However, I did have guidance from my father who has planted many trees in his day. What we're planting: 1 Snowsweet Apple Tree1 Haralson Apple Tree1 Summercrisp Pear Tree1 Luscious Pear Tree Other supplies needed: Post Hole Digger (preferably)Shovel (if you don't have a post … Continue reading A Beginner Planting Trees
I've been guilty of walking through the gardening department of some store and becoming enamored with a beautiful plant. I've bought them on a whim without doing any research and then felt confused and helpless when something goes wrong. Sometimes the plants will come with some helpful tidbits attached, but even when that is the … Continue reading What to Know Before you Become a Plant Parent
For someone new to the world of homesteading, there's the looming question of where on earth do you start? Now, to clarify, I don't have unlimited funds and I'm willing to bet you don't either. Starting from scratch means there's a lot to do and a lot to pay for. Part of the allure of … Continue reading Where I’m Starting: Planting Fruit Trees
The first thing many people associate with homesteading is growing your own food i.e. gardening. Something you can start before you even have a garden is composting. Like most things, this subject is a bit of a rabbit hole that you can fall into with no sign of light at the end of the tunnel. … Continue reading If You’re Interested in Gardening, You Should Consider Composting