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Seasonal Almanac

I had a moment of awareness hit today. Much of what we do is seasonal. We live close to the earth  and the seasons have a great influence on what we are doing on the homestead. 703 more words


Harvesting: Apples

We’ve got a few large bags of apples off our trees, now to find something we can do with them! I’m thinking a pie is on it’s way :)


A Mushroomy Day

Today was a golden day.  The spend all day outside walking about golden honey warm sort of day where everything glows.  The sit by the creek and play with leaves, make fairy homes with twigs, hickory shells, acorns and moss kind of day that comes out of the blue sky as surprising as the unexpected chirrrr of Kingfisher flying over the pond in search of fish.  91 more words


The Garden at the First Frost

We’ve had our first frost of the season but it doesn’t really look like it because we are still harvesting raspberries and some of our flowers are still producing new blooms.


Home grown tea plant

It has been a crazy last few weeks. Hopefully, I should be able to post more often now. In Mexico, when I was growing up there, we used a particular plant for both a cold drink and a hot drink. 179 more words


Herbhome's Mission

Mission? That works :)

Several of our volunteers have asked that we post our view of what we are about – so here goes…

I thought it would be tough to write about just what we believe and why we do what we do. 286 more words