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It’s Time For Fall Crop Planting

Last year when I posted about growing fall crops, we were in the midst of the Covid Pandemic, but a year later I will tell you I feel this is so much more important this year. Take the time to do fall crops if you can. Faced with what is happening in our states here… Continue reading It’s Time For Fall Crop Planting

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What To Plant In Grown Zone 8b In June

Good morning, and First Day of June already! It's time to start thinking about succession crops, but also to start dreaming about fall crops (yes, I realize the irony that we haven't even started summer yet....). But Mother Nature doesn't wait for us. Start planning now for your fall garden means you will be eating… Continue reading What To Plant In Grown Zone 8b In June

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Garden Beds In May

It's May, and June is around the corner. I have been busy, almost too busy to write. I am still homeschooling our boys and after school time we work on the homestead, often till dinner time, then we come back till sunset. I find time though to take photos when I think about it, to… Continue reading Garden Beds In May

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April: Garden Tasks and Planning

I find it interesting how many people say in April "I wanted a garden, but I missed the time to plant" and I you haven't. In growing zones 7 to 8, we won't cross the last frost date till in April (for us it is April 15th). We have so much time left, if… Continue reading April: Garden Tasks and Planning

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Working On The Homestead

February was a relatively normal February as it goes. A mostly mild winter month, with a couple days of snow and a week of low temperatures to pause nature. As I worked on setting up the portable pop up greenhouses in the orchard bed, the two dawrf hens (V and Gray Grey) popped in to… Continue reading Working On The Homestead