Heirloom plants are fascinating to me; they are full of color, vibrancy and make the garden feel magical. This post is 13 enchanting heirloom plants which you should try growing in your garden this season.
Gardening provides great freedom in the choice of plants available and this winter, the seed catalogs arriving in the post with new plants for the next season show a snapshot of the choices available in glorious color printing. Read on to find out what new varieties of plants I will be growing and the totally new plants my 2018 garden. Read More
Holiday shopping is tough and my family found it hard to buy me things as gifts recently because they didn’t know what I would like. My husband bought 3 pairs of wellies for me to wear in winter around the homestead but none of them were right! So to aid my family and anyone else who has homesteading friends here is homesteader gift guide for the winter holiday of your celebration or any other time of the year! There’s sure to be something for the homesteader, knitter, brewer, gardener, crafter, carpenter or novice smithy in your life! Read More
A keyhole bed can help maximize your growing space, create microclimates and can be part of a beautiful garden design. Read on to find out more about a keyhole bed. Read More
I’ve done it; my seeds are bought for next year and it was only 14 September! The best bit is, I have planned my garden and the seed purchase based on the next 3 years of growing produce for my family. Planning a garden for self sufficiency need not be a daunting it can be a fun and delicious adventure!