Tag: 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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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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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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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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June 19th Aquaponics & Turkeys on homestead

I love what our family has built from the ground up. We are finally harvesting from our aquaponics grow beds….

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Quite contrary, how does your garden grow?

It’s been several weeks since we posted any progress on our garden and I am pleased to announce that we…

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Garden/Gardening Tips – Write planting date on seed packages

I love buying and trying new seeds… When I buy them, normally in bulk, I always write my outdoor date…

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Summertime Foods – Saving your herbs

Summertime is such a great time to not only grow your own gardens with vegetables but also herbs to use…

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Summertime Activities for Kids… Gardening

I have several friends who are always asking me, “Kris, what do you do with your kids in the summer…

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Revisiting Garlic

If you have been following our blog for a while, you know how important it is for us to have…

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And so it begins… the quest for less dirt in the yard!

I LOVE my house. It is big enough for everyone! We have a schoolroom, I have a studio. There are…