Category: Gardening

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Basil – Fresh from the garden

To me, basil is one of the easiest herbs to grow. Here are a few little tricks from our homestead!…

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From our Homestead – All About Calendula

Calendula is a plant. The flower is used to make medicine. Calendula flower is commonly used for wounds, rashes, infection,…

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From our Homestead – All About Tomatoes

Late spring in Northern Arizona is one of my favorite times of the year. It means that I can plant…

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From our Homestead – All About Tomatoes

Late spring in Northern Arizona is one of my favorite times of the year. It means that I can plant…

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You’re the STAR Blog Hop – March 23, 2020

WELCOME to the March 2020 “You’re the Star” Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my…

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Revisiting from 2019 – Seed storage and other tips to start your garden

Download the 2019 Yavapai County Planting Schedule Over the last 20 years, I have been able to streamline how we…

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Preparing our garden beds

It’s that time of year again here in northern Arizona and we are getting our garden beds ready. It has…

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Starting our seedlings

I look outside this morning and see snow on the ground. Yet, it is time to plant my tomatoes and…

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End of Summer Projects

It is that time of the year. The summer for public school kids in our area is coming to a…

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It’s that time of the year – Starting your garden

If you haven’t already organized… now is the time. Get those seeds organized and ready to plant. If you haven’t…

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Learning to homestead with a small property

20 years of researching has led me to the conclusion that you can homestead on truly any size property. You…

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Seed storage and other tips to start your garden

Download the 2019 Yavapai County Planting Schedule Over the last 20 years, I have been able to streamline how we…

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Growing Herbs – Book review for Medicinal Herbs

There are times that I look around and ask myself “why don’t you just take a tylenol like everyone else……

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Common Herbs and Their Medicinal Uses

I was able to share this information with the Chino Valley Oathkeepers. Click this button to download this information for…

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Planting Potatoes

Every year, we plant potatoes in our garden. I hated harvesting and felt like I was digging and digging and…