Simple Easy No Work DIY Composting (step by step instructions!)

I am so happy to share with you today, my Simple Easy No Work DIY Composting method! This system is perfect for those who are just beginning with composting. Before using this system, the composting just wasn’t happening on our homestead, because I was not turning the pile enough. This system involves no turning of the pile, that is why it is so easy! Once you get the hang of it, you will always have loads of compost at the ready. Other related articles you may be interested in: The Secret to Easy Gardening, Use Mulch for NO…

5 Things Friday – 5/11/18

Welcome back to 5 Things Friday 5/11/18! I hope you all had a great week!  5 Things Friday 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…

How to Transplant Tomato Seedlings

Today we will be talking about how to transplant those delicate tomato seedlings, in order to have them grow into huge, healthy productive tomato plants! It is that time of the year, where it is time to transplant your tomato seedlings into their final spot for the summer growing season. In this article, I will share with you how to transplant tomato seedlings whether you plan to plant them in pots or the traditional way in the ground. Other related articles you may be interested in: How to Harden Off Your Seedlings Seed Sowing 101: Planting Tomato Seed Benefits of…

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. It is always fun to experiment, and to see them many…

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Homesteading Moms

A Complete Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Homesteading Moms! May is almost 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!   Related articles you may also be interested in: Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners Which Pressure Canner Should You Get? How to Keep Your…

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! Please check out all of our favorite Homesteading and Gardening tools in our Amazon Shop…