Since I’m a novice at homesteading this comes with lessons. A learn as you go approach. I have been using an unheated porch for cold storage of potatoes, apples and oranges for most of the winter. 400 more words
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When I was first contemplating beekeeping I was pretty scared about signing up for being stung with any kind of regularity. I read accounts of beekeepers acclimating to stings over time and figured I was of somewhere near average fortitude so I would probably be… 942 more words
But what will they remember most: the blueberries, the blackberries, the horse faeces, the swimming or Mum and Dad tearing down the fence for no good reason?
This was pretty much a dream weekend. Really. I’m not kidding. I even took a nap! Okay, maybe the nap took me. Either way, it was a weekend I know I’ll remember, and, I suspect, so will our kids. 461 more words
This is my first season growing Costata Romanesco, an heirloom Italian Zucchini.
Now, I consider myself someone who can grow pretty much anything well, and gladly accept the seasonal Zucchini grower’s roll of social pariah. 331 more words