Homesteading, Organic Gardening, How to Farm, Preparedness, Self-Reliance
The Happy Homesteader
I must admit, before moving to my homestead my diet was pretty much all American. As our concerns grew about what we were putting into our bodies, we decided that growing our own food was the best choice. Hence the homestead! I remember the first year here wondering if we would really be able to do it. Failures in the garden and seemingly endless time frames to when we would actually process any meat…Continue
Not much to show this week. The cool days and freezing nights are not helping my plants grow very fast. Unfortunately, the only window I have for the starts doesn't get sun until 3pm, 4pm to reach the back of the trays and we don't have grow lights.
Usually the days are warm enough to set them all outside in the morning for some sun, then bring them indoors for sun and warmer temps in the afternoon. This week they have spent a number of days inside, but they had a few good…Continue
Added by Fern's Garden on May 7, 2012 at 5:04pm — No Comments
The Practical Prepper
With a fair amount of concern about whether non-stick coatings on modern cookware is healthy or not (e.g., this Consumer Report article), it's nice to know that the is a reliable and…Continue