Garden Update

The sunflowers in the cut flower garden are looking GREAT!  So great in fact that I actually made two bouquets out of them and took them up to my college!  I gave one of them to my student adviser (for all of the hard work she's done for my brother and I), and then I … Continue reading Garden Update

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A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 7)

  A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 1) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 2) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 3) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 4) A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 7)

A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 1)

For this week, I thought that it would be fun to do a 'week in the life of' type of blog.  (I plan to do more of these later on!) For those of you who are already living the homesteading life themselves, maybe you'll find some comfort in knowing you're not the only ones working … Continue reading A Week in the Life of a Young Homesteader (Day 1)

Garden Update

The gardens are looking GREAT here on the Homestead as the Summer heat kicks things up a notch around here.  We've had 90 degrees and slightly muggy here, making it harder to get out and get stuff done.  On the plus side though, it's been so rainy that I haven't had to go out and … Continue reading Garden Update

College, Facebook, and Gardens. Oh my!

Wow, what a long week it's been...  It's day two of June, and I can't believe May is over already!  So, let me tell you what I've been up to this past month.. First of all, my parents came back into town for a week.  Yay!  It was nice seeing them, but every time they … Continue reading College, Facebook, and Gardens. Oh my!

Changes on the way..

Where to start.. This month has been, stressful..  First, I got my first set of plants in the ground!  Yippy!...  And then the second they are in the ground the weather decided to dip down into the low forties and high fifties.  Boo!  Needless to say, my plants haven't been doing the best outside right … Continue reading Changes on the way..

Seed starting and seed experimentations

So I decided to do something risky this year with my gardens..  So many new things are being tried and tested this year, and one of those things is using nothing but seeds to start everything with! No buying already grown transplants at the local store, no letting my grandmother buy flowers to transplant into … Continue reading Seed starting and seed experimentations