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How We Make Sauerkraut

We don’t make sauerkraut every year but this year we had to because of all the cabbages that decided to grow.

For this process we have a ceramic crock that Ernie’s mom used. 372 more words

Doing Things For Cheap

Community Gardens Adventure

I went a visiting a few local community gardens this week around Melbourne’s Northern suburbs. Our place is a studio with a gorgeous balcony where I intend to grow a few edible plants. 147 more words

Just For Fun

We Have Basil!

This year Ernie did the garden planting. I was working (at home) and didn’t have the extra time so he put in all the plants. He even picked up the seeds at the store and some transplants from the local greenhouse. 237 more words

Do It Yourself

Small Homesteads Can Be Big Producers

Since our homestead is in a village, we have a restricted amount of space that we homestead on. Obviously it is going to be smaller than most. 652 more words

Doing Things For Cheap

The Garden So Far

I know it is probably a boring post to make but I am showing off our garden this year. We were’t sure if there would be much of one, since we weren’t going to be planting as much, but it looks like the garden is doing what gardens do – GROW. 165 more words

Do It Yourself

I love today

My heart beats with warmth and love today. There is a dizzy feeling of comforting intoxication. I like many things today. I appreciate many things today within and without and it feels contained and safe. 230 more words

Garden Box Replacement

As most of you know by now, I garden in boxes and containers. One of the first boxes I built when I moved in here finally gave out on me. 45 more words