Gardening · Homesteading

February Garden Tasks and Seed Planting (For Zone 8A PNW)

February Garden Tasks and Seed Planting. A lot to think about. The month of February is fast approaching, and the garden tasks are waiting to be done, before Spring shows up. I always love November/December/early January because those are my “sleepy” months, when I get to stay inside, and do other things like crafting and… Continue reading February Garden Tasks and Seed Planting (For Zone 8A PNW)

Gardening · Reviews

New Books For Gardening

Spring is on the horizon when the gardening books start showing up on shelves. We have had a number of titles come for review, and with the long nights, I have had a lot more free time to simply read. I love looking for new ideas to try out each spring and I wasn't disappointed… Continue reading New Books For Gardening

Gardening · Homesteading

November On The Farm

I have found this year, since we moved onto the land, that I haven't quit learning. It is different here, even though we are in the same grow zone as our old place. Last year, I knew about when it would freeze, and the plants would go to sleep. It's been a lot longer here… Continue reading November On The Farm

Gardening · Homesteading · Prepping

Offgrid Homesteading: Installing Water Tanks, Part 2

At our previous home we had spent time into having well-plumbed water tanks, and I wrote about it back in 2017. With our move this year the tanks came with us (when empty they are very light), which took up a lot of space in the moving vans, but hey.....we were not leaving them behind!… Continue reading Offgrid Homesteading: Installing Water Tanks, Part 2

Gardening · Homesteading

The Tin Foil Hat Farmer: Maybe We Are Not Crazy

About a year ago I wrote a post on food allergies here, and for it I received a lot of hate back from a few who saw the post on social media. This year I spent this weekend at an annual conference for food allergies and social media, and came back angered from comments I read… Continue reading The Tin Foil Hat Farmer: Maybe We Are Not Crazy