Gardening is fun and rewarding activity for kids. My husband and I enjoy growing flowers, herbs, vegetables, and more. I personally like vegetable and herb gardening. It is so rewarding to grow what you eat and eat what you grow. Gardening gives us a real appreciation for where our food comes from.
Kidsteading is homesteading with kids and homeschooling on the homestead. We live in the country and are teaching our kids how to homestead. Home is a place where life slows down and we strive to live simply. My kids are all unique and have their… [read more]
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 had extra. On the first day of Spring, March 21, (2010) what a great day to start…we started… [read more]
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. They came in a few at a time.
How to Plant a Fruit Tree Location/ Time of Year: Check with your local Nursery or Garden Center for the best location to plant your specific kind of fruit tree (i.e. full sun, partial shade, well drained soil, sandy soil, etc.). Plan this carefully your tree… [read more]