Gardening · Homesteading

January On The Farm

January was a "getting stuff done" month, mostly thanks to the month being so warm (record-setting in Seattle). It also didn't rain much, and most days it was sunny. It got cold at night most days, but daytime it was in high 40's to upper 50's. We got to work on reducing the log pile… Continue reading January On The Farm

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)

Homesteading

December On The Farm

The theme of December 2018 was simple: Cold weather & markets. I spent little time outside till the last few days of the month, because honestly? Going outside in freezing temperatures isn't fun, and there isn't many hours in the day to even work with light in December. However, I got a lot done inside,… Continue reading December On The Farm

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