It’s hard to believe, but exactly 10 years ago this month we set about creating our little self-sufficient homestead on a 2+ acre plot of overgrown land. That’s right, this month, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of Old World
Whether converting an existing garden, or building one entirely from scratch, there is simply no better time to create and set up a Raised Row Garden than in the fall! Not only will you be ready to hit the ground
Each year, as our summer garden begins to wind down, we find ourselves searching for ways to preserve peppers without canning them. And this year is no different. We have spent the last several weeks canning jalapeño and banana pepper
There is no better way to get ready to power up your garden next year than by building a great fall compost pile now. And with so many incredible materials at the ready throughout autumn, it couldn’t be easier! Having
When it comes to digging up, dividing, and transplanting perennials from your flowerbeds – fall is the time for action. And one thing is for sure, that action will pay huge dividends next year in the performance of your flowerbeds.
The easiest way to make old fashioned Apple Butter is with your Slow Cooker! It turns out thick and creamy but best of all it can cook overnight while you sleep! As the autumn leaves begin to turn vibrant colors
The title for today’s article was taken from the words uttered as we finished installing the Omelet automatic chicken door to our new coop this past spring. As we watched it slide open for the first time, I turned to
When it comes to planting a fall cover crop in your garden, it’s hard to beat the incredible benefits of annual rye. Cover crops are the single best method for recharging your garden’s soil each fall. Not only do they
When I first learned how to make Candied Jalapeños, I had no idea that it would become a favorite recipe in the household. Now, every year, I get asked if I would make a few extra jars to share with
It is amazing how completing just a few simple garden chores this fall can set the stage for your best-ever garden next year! Without a doubt, fall is the time to lay the groundwork for a healthier, more productive garden.