Asparagus is a perennial crop that is easy to grow and will continue to produce for up to 20 years! You can purchase year-old “crowns” from most nurseries. Asparagus plants can also be grown from seeds, but it can be rather difficult, so buying some “yearlings” is much easier. With very little … [Read more...] about Tips for Growing Asparagus
The great thing about green beans is, you don't have to have a green thumb to be able to grow them. They are easy to grow, fairly hardy, and just about fool-proof! Just give them plenty of room, water, and sunlight and you're off to a great start. Here are some tips for growing green … [Read more...] about Tips for Growing Green Beans
It's bold, it's beautiful, and it could come to visit your garden. Colorblocking is the art of taking complementary colors and placing them together. You can colorblock your home, your clothes, your party food, and yes, you can colorblock your garden. Why Colorblock Your Garden? Why would you … [Read more...] about How to Colorblock in Your Garden
Owls are a wonderful addition to any homestead. They are excellent at hunting mice, which is generally the cat's job, but if you don't have a cat, those little critters can really wreak havoc on a place. Squirrels are another animal whose population numbers are controlled by the presence of owls. … [Read more...] about Owls: Good to Have on a Homestead or Not?
Vehicle loans and reviews are always enjoyed by my whole family, but none so much as the 2015 Toyota Tundra we got to review in June. It was hands down our favorite review to date. The Inferno paint job and the shiny black trim on the Tundra Double Cab TRD Pro lent themselves well to the love at … [Read more...] about Trucks for Homesteaders: 2015 Toyota Tundra Double Cab TRD Pro