Those first tastes of the garden have made it to our tongues! They were small bites, indeed, but they were fresh, home-grown and flavor-packed!
It’s easy to feel the cooler weather that has arrived and relax your gardening self a bit. Hold off, though, don’t sit down quite yet! There’s a lot to do out there before you can kick back. The time and effort you invest in your garden now will build soil health, plus keep the weed and […]
This is an exciting year for us at our little budding homestead, not only because of the addition of bees, and a baby, but because the pear tree turned five and is now producing a decent show of pears. (Whether they are for us to enjoy, or the squirels is still up for debate, but we’re excited […]
Pruning. That’s a fancy word for saying “get your shears out and make some sense of that jungle!” When we prune our plants, we cut off parts of the plant that are sick, crowded, or just unnecessary. This helps to direct the plants energy into other tasks; ones us humans have deemed more worthwhile…like growing us bigger tomatoes! […]