Learn the differences between open-pollinated, heirloom, hybrid and GMO seeds. If you want to save seeds from your garden each year, it’s important to know the differences.
Snow, rain, wind and sun; sometimes all in the same day. Confusing times for chickens and porcupines.
“Do pigs feel the cold in winter?” and “Do they go out in the snow?” The two questions we get asked the most. Here are the answers to those questions.
The new year is a great time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the next. I took a look at the top 5 posts in 2017, which I’ve shared again here as well as our plans for 2018.
Horseradish is an easy plant to grow. It’s also quick and easy to whip up a fiery horseradish sauce that’s so much better than than anything you can buy.
Preparing the beehive for winter. Insulating the beehive to protect the bees against cold winds and scavenging wildlife. Dead bees on the snow can be a good sign.
It’s the end of the gardening season and the tomatoes are finished. Despite the wonderful fall we’re having the green tomatoes refuse to ripen. This week I gathered them up, and along with some windfall apples, made a batch of Green Tomato Chutney.
Don’t pull out all those weeds, leave some to help attract the beneficial insects that your vegetables need. Learn how to use some of them to make a healing calendula and plantain salve.
It’s tricky business, knowing when to harvest garlic, Read my post about when and how to lift garlic and cure it for winter storage.
Once you get to view the lowly dandelion as something other than a weed, you’ll be happy to have this tenacious perennial in your garden.
Here are 5 good reasons to let them grow in your lawn and gardens.
The full moon of March is sometimes called the Worm Moon, marking the end of winter and new beginnings as the…
While I can always find plenty to do during snowy days, pigs are prone to boredom.
Here’s the story of how we ended up living in Bear River, and how John started building Windsor chairs.