For my next installment on the blog, I’m FINALLY getting around to telling you about my little greenhouse(ish) project on the patio of my apartment.
Sometimes it's not about the success of what you're trying, but the fact you tried at all – and learned something from it.
You never realize how much you already know about the self-sustaining lifestyle - until you start doing it on your own!
There is always something new you can learn or try, even if it is just a vegetable such as Swiss chard. Experiencing it with a granddaughter just adds to the pleasure!
If you haven't built your hoop house yet, you can still have fresh homegrown salad greens.
Be healthier and lower your carbon footprint by using alternative water softener solutions.
An update of spring tasks and happenings at Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
We are trying to eat more 'greens' and found that buying organic can get costly. I planted plenty this year in hopes of having a good crop to make many green smoothies in our new Vitamix.
There are many common sense ways to be kind to the planet (and the wallet), but here are a few other simple ideas.
When space is at a premium, creating a multi-use structure is a must.
After gathering lots of old windows to build a greenhouse, life happened. We decided a mini version would be perfect this year!
When I couldn't find the right sized tablecloth just a day before having 12 people over for a ministry meeting and lunch, I had to figure out how to make one with materials I keep on hand. Because the nearest department store is an hour away, buying one wasn't an option.
We married young and moved to the city, where jobs and responsibilities to our four children choked out dreams of any other lifestyle.
One of the first veggies of spring happens to be one of my favorites, peas.
Fall Honey Harvest