Tag Archives: Gardening on the homestead

Sept-Harvest Challenge 2016- Sunflower Seeds

Now I should have had a killer sunflower harvest, we planted out four rows of around 40 seeds each, so I should be harvesting around 120 heads for storage, some for our own use for lovely homemade eating..  but a … Continue reading

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Blue Pod Capucijners peas-overview

 Blue Pod Capucijners (pre 1800) A beautiful heirloom pea that is pretty enough to grow as an ornamental. Tall vines grow 5-6’ and the flowers and pods are purple. The very young pods can be used as a snow pea … Continue reading

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Gardening 2015 – Fall Garden Prep

Yesterday, we winter prepped the bird pen garden and Garden E in the Side yard, (yes, when I have a large number of gardens in different areas, they giving plots by letter it makes it easier when talking to each … Continue reading

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