Fall Equinox Celebrations for the Homesteader

Fall Equinox Celebrations for the Homesteader

The Fall Equinox celebrates the official start of the fall season! Here are 10 Fall Equinox celebrations that are perfect for the homesteader or gardener in us all!   Can you sense it? Autumn is in the air!  And it’s not just the return of pumpkin spice...
How to Make a DIY Pallet Path

How to Make a DIY Pallet Path

It’s easy to create a beautiful and functional garden pathway from pallets! Here’s how to create a DIY pallet path, step by step! A few years ago, I set out to transform a bare patch of our property into a beautiful garden area for my perennial plants and...
July & August 2020 Homestead Happenings!

July & August 2020 Homestead Happenings!

July & August 2020 – Behind the Scenes! A quick recap of some of our homestead happenings, including how we get creative with food preservation, our barn renovation project and more!   August marked our six-month anniversary of moving to the Pacific...
Soil Drainage: How & Why to Test It!

Soil Drainage: How & Why to Test It!

Did you know that soil drainage can directly effect how successful your garden is? Luckily, it’s easy to learn more about your soil by doing an easy at-home soil drainage test!   Are you tired of guessing how much and how often to water your plants? ...
DIY River Rock Garden Bed

DIY River Rock Garden Bed

Raised beds are a wonderful solution for many types of gardening. Here’s how to make your own beautiful river rock garden bed using basic supplies you probably already have on hand!   Many moons ago, we lived in a beautiful, fully-restored 1905...