How to Prepare Your Garden for Spring Planting

This post contains Amazon affiliate links, I receive a small amount of compensation if you choose to purchase from any Amazon links. I only link to products that I know and love. March is here, which means you might already be planting your garden! Or, if you are in a northern zone or cold climate…

Garden Journal & Planner

Do you struggle to stay organized when it comes to planning for your garden? Or maybe you struggle to keep track of everything when the garden is abundant? I have created a garden journal & planner to help you keep track of seed starting, goal planning, weekly logs, and more. 14 templates are included in…

Everything You Need for Seed Starting

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The Complete List of Heirloom Seed Companies in the US by State

Hi Friends! Below you will find a complete list of heirloom seed companies in the United States, organized by state. Over 100+ heirloom seed companies are included on this list. All of the companies sell at least a portion of heirloom seeds. Many only sell heirloom seeds, and a large portion sell only organic heirlooms.…

Lessons to Live By as a Gardener

Hi again my friends! It has been a little while as we have been busy working on the farm and... preparing to welcome our first baby into the world! Baby "Sprout" will join us in November of 2020! It has been a whirlwind last few months as we found out we were expecting a baby…

Food forest and orchard planting guide

Food Forest & Orchard Planting Guide

Hi Friends! I've created a free fillable guide to help you plan your orchard and food forest dreams, and get ready for planting. Download the FREE Guide HERE! This 9-page fillable guide provides 3 pages on common fruit/nut/berries/other perennials to plant in an orchard and food forest and the zones they most commonly grow best…

Is the End of Dairy a Bad Thing? Dean Foods files bankruptcy as dairy industry is in decline

Is the End of Dairy a Bad Thing?

Last week we saw Dean Foods, the largest milk corporation in the United States file for bankruptcy. In light of this, I have seen dozens of social media posts on all sides of the aisle. Today I want to explore this question, “is the end of dairy a bad thing?” My Bias I have a…

Tomato Paste Recipe for Canning with Homegrown Tomatoes

Tomato Paste Canning Recipe using Homegrown Tomatoes

The perfect recipe for turning your homegrown tomatoes into tomato paste that you can preserve and use all winter long! With this tomato paste recipe, you can make ketchup, BBQ sauce, chili, stews, and yummy sauces with the delicious flavor of homemade tomatoes even while it's snowing outside. This tomato paste recipe does NOT call…