In my opinion, lettuce is one of the easiest crops to grow. I literally toss the seeds into the garden bed, make sure they are kept moist, maybe fertilize; and then begin harvesting as soon as they are large enough to eat.Continue reading
When I started my first garden, I started with very little background knowledge at all. I purchased seeds at the local hardware store, not really knowing what varieties to choose and why, not really knowing if the time was right for what crop, and whether or not certain things would grow in my area. I had seen the tiny writing on the back of the seed packets, but it made little sense to me. I needed someone to sit down and explain all of this to me, but those gardening websites took for granted that I knew this basic information.Continue reading
Share We’re joined by the hosts from The Creative Home & Garden Hop this week to bring you this awesome Autumn Giveaway! Alison @ Mumtopia Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions Mary @ Back to the Basics and Mary’s Kitchen Lisa … Continue reading
ShareWelcome back to the HomeAcre Hop! Your hosts are: Ann from Summers Acres Carol from Everything Home with Carol Lisa Lynn from The Self Sufficient HomeAcre and me! This week we’re happy to announce the addition of a new co-host … Continue reading
Here on our little homestead, we try to grow things as close to how nature intended for them to be grown as possible.
For us this means honoring the seasons, building the soil structure, keeping pesticides to a minimum, and avoiding the conventional method of single crops laid out in rows. This also means incorporating companion planting as a means of pest control.
Share Just a little over a year ago, husbie and I sat down at the kitchen table and dreamed up a website. I wanted it to have a blog where I could share my recipes, gardening tips, and all about … Continue reading
ShareWelcome Back To the HomeAcre Hop! Your hosts are: Ann from Summers Acres Carol from Everything Home with Carol Lisa Lynn from The Self Sufficient HomeAcre and me! We’d love to stay in touch! A follow on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, … Continue reading
Share Welcome Carol! Lisa and I are happy to introduce a new co-host to the HomeAcre Hop! We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that Carol from Everything Home with Carol is joining our crew! So here’s your list of … Continue reading
Share In order to focus on our family and the holiday season we’ll be taking some time off~line this week. However, we’ll be right back after the New Year with the second installment of The First Twelve Months series, the … Continue reading
ShareIt time for our Features! Thank you all for linking up to the Winter Wonders & Holiday Happenings Link Party! Today it is time for all of us to share our features from the the Winter Wonders & Holiday Happenings … Continue reading
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Share~A Tutorial~ 1. Plan ahead: For the first week of your husband’s “working vacation”, the week that you have both planned to start major heavy packing, readily agree to provide food for the upcoming New Master Gardener Class. 2. Sign … Continue reading