To begin gardening, you need very few tools to start. A trowel and some dirt might do, for now, but as you become a more avid gardener, you will undoubtedly want to gather more and more garden tools for your collection.
Garden Records: Keeping a Garden Journal
Gardening season is coming up! This is the time of year when I get really excited about the new year and new plans. I pull my garden records from last year out and remember what I did right and what I did wrong. What do I need to do differently this year to make my garden the best ever?
Making Plans for a New Year of Homesteading
One of the joys of homesteading, making plans for a new year. I get so excited in January. This is the time we make our big plans for the rest year here on Mama’s Homestead. My husband and I get the kids involved in the… [read more]
Fresh Sweet Corn with Peppers and Onions
I love fresh sweet corn, especially straight off the cob. Here is a simple side-dish that pairs sweet corn with a couple other garden-fresh classics…peppers and onions.
Hardening Off Seedlings
Is it time to harden off your seedlings? Hardening off seedlings is a time to transition seedlings, you have started indoors, before planting them in your garden outside. This will make them strong and enable them to withstand harsh weather conditions they are not used to. If… [read more]
Starting Seeds Indoors
Over the past few weeks, we have been starting seeds to later plant in our vegetable garden. The kids love to get involved with this process.
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