Vermiculture??

Vermiculture : using worms to make compost: the use of specially bred worms to convert organic matter into compost Vermicompost is the product or process of composting utilizing various species of worms, specifically red wigglers,white worms, and earthworms creating...

Seeds for the Garden

It’s that time of year, and I usually miss it…but not this year! February is the month to plant the seeds, that will grow into transplants, that will go into our family vegetable garden.  It’s so much more cost effective to do it this way but...

Rosemary Herbal Tea

I attended an Herbal class taught by Patricia Howell this weekend at the Georgia Organics Conference.  She was wonderful as a speaker and so knowledgeable.  I’m doing a hike in the Appalachians with her this summer – that will be another blog! Ms....

Mae Mae had a little lamb…

Every parent struggles with teaching responsibility to their child.  I’ve realized it takes a concerted effort, an implemented plan, and lots of adjustments. I will admit that homesteading has afforded my children unparalleled opportunities for learning all...

A New Day Dawns…

Last year, Dave missed the big snow we had March 1.  He was in San Diego while I was here with 8″ of snow and a 48 hour power outage.  He always misses all the fun! Being the photographer he is, he set his alarm to be outside before the sun came up.  He actually...