Archives for January 2011

What We Planted in Our Herb Garden

Fresh herbs make every dish taste better! I love to cook, and having fresh herbs available to me makes cooking so much more fun.  We  … [Read more...]

What We Plant in Our Vegetable Garden

No food in the world tastes better than the food you grow in your own vegetable garden. We have planted a vegetable garden on our … [Read more...]

Gardening with Kids: Let Kids Help Prepare the Garden Location

Show your kids how to prepare their garden for planting. The best way to prepare a garden for planting is to improve the soil.  When you … [Read more...]

Gardening with Kids: Let Your Kids Help Plan the Garden

Plan the garden with your kids Give your kids a spot of their own, let them plan the garden, and choose what they grow in it.  There are so many … [Read more...]

Gardening with Kids: Let Your Kids Get Dirty

How can you play in the garden without getting dirty? Dress them (and you) in play clothes, go outside, and get dirty!  Kids naturally love to … [Read more...]

Gardening with Kids: Growing Young Gardeners

Growing young gardeners builds strong memories and experiences that will last a lifetime. Get them started when they are young. The earlier you start … [Read more...]

Gardening with Kids

Grow Gardeners - Gardening with Kids! Gardening is fun and rewarding activity for kids. My husband and I enjoy growing flowers, herbs, vegetables, … [Read more...]

Kidsteading

Kidsteading is homesteading with kids and homeschooling on the homestead.  We live in the country and are teaching our kids how to homestead.   Home … [Read more...]

Our Orchard

Starting Our Orchard: In the past, we've always gotten fruit from my aunt and uncle and my parents to put up (freeze, jams, jellies, dry), when they … [Read more...]

Our Trees and Bushes Came In

Our trees and bushes came in, time to build an orchard on our homestead. I am super excited! They didn't come in all at the same time, as we feared. … [Read more...]