This post contains affiliate links. Today is the shortest day of the year, and our chickens are celebrating by taking time off of their egg-laying and exploring the last vestiges of fall in the yard. Our chickens are nearly a year old and are… Continue Reading “Solstice”
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.
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”
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”
Our first thick snow is on the ground, so naturally, the seed catalogs have been ordered and we’re spending hours with our noses pressed against the windows dreaming of next year. We’re only a few days away from the winter solstice and during this… Continue Reading “Winter Reflections”
When so many people think of homesteading, they think of gardens and land space – and when we moved into our suburban homestead, we didn’t have acres of open land. We have space to work with, but what we saw most prominently before us… Continue Reading “Patio Makeover”
Every year I seem to go missing for months at a time and then show back up when it’s time for seed-starting – but better late than never! Growing season #2 at the Epperson (suburban) homestead should see lots of diversity this year –… Continue Reading “From Seed, 2019 Edition”