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Late Summer glory

Ah, the joys of late summer! So many popular crops come into season – tomatoes, corn, zucchini, summer squash, peppers, and more! For us, this summer has been surprisingly mild and wet, but we are making the most of what we have.

Showers & flowers

This has been our most successful year of spring crops yet, and we think we can credit this to a few new methods this year!

Freshening up

It’s time to freshen up the blog with a new name, new layout, and a new garden announcement!

Spring Foraging

It’s time to push back on the traditional concept of “medicine” as pharmaceuticals and pharmaceuticals alone.

Bloom Where You’re Planted

Browse Pinterest or any manner of positivity quotes and you’ll likely stumble across this bit: “Bloom where you’re planted.” It may be cliche, but for this spring, it’s an apt assessment of our gardens – and my anxious mindset during this pandemic. So much… Continue Reading “Bloom Where You’re Planted”

Teenage Girls and Coop Plans

This spring has proven to be the most surreal experience. We had been gearing up for spring break, trying to plan all our big projects and organizing for one week, only to find out that Kansas closed schools for the rest of the school… Continue Reading “Teenage Girls and Coop Plans”

Late Winter, 2020

This post contains affiliate links. I hope this day finds you warm, well, and excited for spring! We are gearing up for an exciting season of growing and expansion. February finds us deep into seedling cultivation and baby chick planning. This spring, we have… Continue Reading “Late Winter, 2020”

pH Testing with Butterfly Pea Flower

I’ve been experimenting with making my own apple cider vinegar lately – on the surface, it seems very straightforward: ferment apple cider into vinegar. But, how do you know when it’s done, or that it’s actually vinegar and, therefore, actually beneficial? Apple cider vinegar… Continue Reading “pH Testing with Butterfly Pea Flower”

Growing Loofah

Have you ever grown one of these squashes in your garden? We tried growing loofah this year for the first time and got to get a tantalizing glimpse into growing our own sponges. Loofah grows just like cucumbers and zucchini and other squashes –… Continue Reading “Growing Loofah”

Herbal Preparations

Happy holidays to all, and I hope this post finds you well and in good health! Today I’m writing about herbs and an exciting new path in herbalism that I started this month. Since we started gardening, I’ve been more and more curious about… Continue Reading “Herbal Preparations”