DIY · Gardening · Homesteading

Making A Compost Bin From Wood Pallets

When we lived in our previous town, finding wood pallets was very hard. There was such a high demand for them - so many people doing Pinterest projects, and a lack of stores giving them away. The few stores with wooden pallets often charged for them. So, when I was thinking of ideas for making… Continue reading Making A Compost Bin From Wood Pallets

Gardening · Homesteading

Building Fenced Gardens For Berries

As we come to our first month on the new homestead I still have a ton of boxes to put away, pictures to hang and a groove to find, but I can at least say I have completed another farm project for the homestead. While I haven't seen them yet, there is plenty of evidence… Continue reading Building Fenced Gardens For Berries

Gardening · Homesteading

Reclaiming Overgrown Garden Beds

As we moved into our new place, I felt overwhelmed on many levels. Where do you even start, when it is ALL overgrown? To put it bluntly, the owners had done no maintainance for years outside, no matter what tales they spun during the sale (which, yes, we knew). My theory says it had been… Continue reading Reclaiming Overgrown Garden Beds

Homesteading

The Search: Finding Land To Farm and Homestead On

In the Spring of 2017, Kirk and I started looking for land to purchase, to farm on. At first we looked a town over, in a more agricultural area, but saw the future of the area. It was going to end up like the area we lived in: a vast wasteland of suburban homes, encroaching… Continue reading The Search: Finding Land To Farm and Homestead On