Gardening · Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Urban Farming Books For Reading

While it's hard to find enough time to study and read in summer, I try to get in some time on the elliptical every week. I work out, I get a workout for my mind. These books have been a great help for our continuing education on how to urban farm better. The Urban Farmer:… Continue reading Urban Farming Books For Reading

Gardening · Homesteading · Preserving · Recipes · Urban Homesteading

Dehydrating Zucchini Chips

Dehydrating is one of our favorite methods for preserving produce. It's quick, easy, and takes up little pantry space when done. Zucchini is a vegetable people run out of ideas on what to use it for, however dehydrating is a great way to have some for the long winter! You will need a mandolin, or… Continue reading Dehydrating Zucchini Chips

Gardening · Homesteading

Visiting Ed Hume Seeds

Yesterday Kirk and I took the boys to Ed Hume Seeds for their annual summer fair/open house. It's a PNW thing, and fun to see where a favorite regional brand of seeds comes from. They have built an amazing set of gardens you can walk through, with lots of little touches. It takes many years… Continue reading Visiting Ed Hume Seeds

Gardening · Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Farm Tool Review: Rogue Hoes

What's the first tools I go for in the fight against weeds? Rogue Hoes. 6" Garden Hoe - 5.5" Field Hoe - When Kirk ordered me these last year, I pretty much rolled my eyes, thinking "how can these be any different from other hoes?" So many tools sold in big box stores fall apart… Continue reading Farm Tool Review: Rogue Hoes