Raised Beds vs. Row Gardening

Up until this spring, I have only gardened by tradition row planting with the addition of two small raised garden boxes. Row planting is more time consuming each year, especially for my hubby, with the endless tilling and raking dirt into mounds and then of course, my job….the weeding!!! Ugghh! So determined not to get … Continue Reading

Chickens and Eggs or Is It Eggs and Chickens?

Do you love chickens? Do you love eggs? I totally love my chickens! Hubby only loves them when they stay in their yard not on our deck or in the garage or staring at us through the glass door while we eat. 🙂 Yeah, I can understand that but keeping them in their house and run … Continue Reading

You Might Be A Homesteader…

So you might be a homesteader if you look into your soil for your gardens, see worms and yell “YAY I have worms!!!” AND you get excited seeing your beautiful, rich soil made from compost with the help of your chickens. 2 raised beds made next to our 25×11 foot garden and 1 raised bed … Continue Reading