Author Archives: Just another day on the farm

Waste not, Want Not.. Steaming your starting soil

I have a very large bag of potting soil that I did not use last year, but of course I had cut into it and needed just a bit out of it to finish my started plants. This bag had … Continue reading

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No Buy Feb 10 years strong..

Now I have always adored No Buy Feb because it leads into my Pantry March Challenge.. these two combined have let me find so many weakness and build in strengths into my homestead. What is No Buy Feb? Its pretty … Continue reading

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Jan Updates Frugal and Declutter..

The 2021 budget is wide and vast, some area’s are super lean, some area’s are like a fat cat that wants heavy cream and the good fatty fish.. Thankfully some are one off’s! Other area’s are unknowns.. Budget/Frugal or Fat … Continue reading

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Friday Rambles -Putter

The Indoor Greenhouse is filled with salad greens, radish starts, a couple baby tomato seedlings, cucumber babies already on its first true leaves, the mircogreens are doing well and I have added in another set of trays, I like the … Continue reading

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Air Root Pots

If there is one thing you will read me saying this year, Bringing it in house.. This means that If I can find a way to make things work based on what I have or based on a very small … Continue reading

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One year in..

Can you believe that its been one year since we first “offically” heard that we had our first case in canada? Regardless of your feelings on the subject, its very safe to say that pretty much no matter where you … Continue reading

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Are you a Seed Snob?

Never thought I would write that.. but this year I have seen peaple asking questions like I am on a budget? Where can I get the most reasonable priced seeds? I am looking at getting a bulk seed kit? I … Continue reading

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Switch grass panicum virgatum

http://ontariograsses.com/main/species.php?id=3080 I have ordered in enough Switch Grass Seed to do a Quarter Acre worth of plants, I have a Multi level¬† Multi Year plan for them. This year, I will be starting a number of them and then transfering … Continue reading

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Garden Center Closures

The Local company that I bought my soil from, my mulch from has closed and while I am digging, I have yet to find a company even somewhat close to me that has or is planning to open to replace … Continue reading

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Garden Records

Now normally I use a ruled lined book from the dollar store and i do love my farm books.¬† However I figure that I am putting so much effort into the gardens, the food forest and so forth that this … Continue reading

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