If you’ve had a successful garden crop season, you may be harvesting more produce than you can consume! A great way to prevent that food from going to waste is by storing it away for the fall and winter months. Tomatoes are one of those in-season fruits that can easily be preserved. If you are wondering how to store tomatoes, the answer is by canning fresh tomatoes. I … [Read more...] about Canning Fresh Tomatoes [How To Preserve Tomatoes In Jars]
Whether you are creating edible landscaping for your homestead or you just enjoy native plants, mayapples are a great choice. Mayapples are fairly easy to grow and this edible wild food can be found for free near many of us. Here is how to transplant mayapples to a place where the wildlife is less likely to grab them up before you can. Please note that mayapple fruit is … [Read more...] about What Are Mayapples And How To Transplant Mayapples
These easy-going shrubs are beautiful and they bare blueberries within 2-3 years. I just bought mine at a nursery because early spring is the best time of year to plant them. I talked to the people at the nursery, did some online research, and consulted with my mom to find out as much as possible about the best way to plant blueberries. Here I will share the what I learned … [Read more...] about How To Plant Blueberry Bushes: A Beautiful, Bountiful Shrub
If you have a yard, you can have 6 chickens that will provide your family as much as 1/2 dozen eggs a day for your family. This gives you enough for your family and enough to share a few with neighbors and friends. Beginners, raising chickens in your backyard is totally doable and you will love raising chickens for eggs that taste amazing. If you are like us, you shudder to … [Read more...] about Raising Chickens For Eggs Beginners Tips
In life, it starts to become evident that God (nature) has a way of solving things with ingenious solutions which naturally use the least effort and produce the optimal results. When ever this happens in my gardening and landscaping, I do not take credit for coming up with ingenious ideas, rather wisdom has pointed out to me that if I give credit where is credit is due (the one … [Read more...] about Basement Window Wells DIY Natural Splatter Guard
I love foraging for "edible weeds" and harvesting the bounty that nature provides. It is the season for poke salad greens and I have made poke salad (aka Polk Salad) many times before. This time I thought I would try something new and unusual so I have a polk salad recipe with a twist- Poke Salad Fried Rice. POKE SALAD RECIPE AKA Polk Salad Recipe (BUT BEWARE OF IT’S … [Read more...] about Wild Polk Salad Recipe (Poisonous Raw)
Daylily plants are hardy perennial plants that produce an abundance of showy flowers. Each flower lasts only a day but there are so many flowers on each plant that the prettiness can last for 30 to 45 days. Daylilies spread very easily so you will want to prepare a bed or a section of a bed that they can dominate. Because daylilies are vigorous growers they are perfect … [Read more...] about When To Transplant Daylilies And Did You Know Daylily Plants Are Edible?