Category: Homesteading

Gardening is a Learning Experience

healthy plants from a previous year When we moved here six years ago, one of our goals was to raise our own organic food. However, full disclosure here–gardening has always been a challenging learning experience for us.  The more we do it, the more we learn every year. This...

Getting Rid of Those Pesky Ants

I enjoy all that the summer season brings… fresh vegetables and herbs from the garden, homemade ice cream and summer evenings on the porch watching the fireflies dance.  However, one thing I don’t enjoy is when pesky ants invade our home and outbuildings.  Since we don’t use any chemicals...

Homesteading

It seems like yesterday we moved to this beautiful, rural mountain area. We fell in love with the property when we found it two years ago.  It has everything we wanted to homestead, including 18.5 acres, a one-level home, several outbuildings, a pond, a workshop with a root cellar,...