My 2018 Winter Sowing Results are In!!

Today I am going to share my 2018 Winter Sowing Results! I was pretty hot here in the high 70’s yesterday, so I decided it was the day to open all my milk jug greenhouses that I had winter sown back in February and March. It felt like Christmas opening up all the mini greenhouses! Yay!! Did you Winter Sow this year? If so, please share with us what you grew and how it worked out for you! I have had success every year with this process. Please read my Seed Starting 101: Winter Sowing article if you…

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A Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Homesteading Moms

A Complete Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Homesteading Moms! May is here, and that means that Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Do you know what you are giving as a gift this year? Whether it is your own mother, your grandmother, or your wife that you are shopping for, if she is into homesteading or gardening, you are sure to find something on this list that she will love! If you have waited to the last minute to shop, might I suggest you try Amazon Prime to get your package in 2 days or…

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How to Plant Onion Seedlings

This article will teach you how to plant onion seedlings for a healthy robust onion harvest in late summer. To learn how to grow your own onion seedlings, please see my How to Plant Onion Seed article from my Seed Starting 101 Series. In that article I discuss the pros and cons of planting onions by seed or by sets, and talk about different onion varieties you can choose to grow.  If you have any other questions after reading, please feel free to comment below! When and Where to Plant Onion Seedlings Onions are a cold hardy crop, so they…

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5 Things Friday – 4/27/18

Welcome back to 5 Things Friday 4/27/18! I hope you all had a great week! Lack of Posts this Week I apologize for not getting any other posts up this week, but it has just been super duper busy here and I haven’t been feeling great on top of that, so things are getting behind.  I only have about a 1/4-1/3 of my 365 tomato and pepper transplants done and I thought I would be done by now! ACK! So that is taking up every spare moment right now. I hope you will…

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5 Things Friday – 4/20/18

Welcome back to 5 Things Friday 4/20/18! I hope you all had a great week! Every Friday I aim to post about 5 of my favorite things that week. I will try to post one thing for each of these categories: Homestead Garden, Homestead Critters, Homestead Kitchen, Homesteader Entertainment and Personal a thing from my Homesteader life. These may be handy gadgets, recipe’s, quotes or moments in time. I hope you will all share some of your Friday Favorites with me as well! Homestead Gardening Favorite: This week, my 5 Things Friday favorite gardening thing is…

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Benefits of Freezing your Tomato Harvest

Today I will share the many benefits of freezing your tomato harvest. You may ask, why post this now, in the spring, instead of late summer, when the harvest is rolling in? Well, last week, it was finally time to make some room in my freezer, and I pulled out the remaining nine one gallon size zip lock bags of frozen tomatoes. This was only about half of my tomato harvest from last year. I pulled out the other half back in November. Using up my frozen tomatoes, I thought now would be as good a time as any, to…

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