Tag Archives: homestead gardening

Bean Teepee Spring Planting is done.

For those that are newer readers, the Bean Teepee is coming into its 3rd year on the farm.. its outstanding and I will have at least a few more of them on the farm in the future. Today we cleaned … Continue reading

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Waste not-Want Not -When things in the root cellar go.

I would love to tell you that I am always on top of the fresh stuff but sometimes we want to get something done or some things checked and it just does not happen on time. Lots of time, we … Continue reading

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Warm Baggy Method- Stage Two..

So we talked about the warm baggy method of starting seeds, that was very much focused on using it to test for seed germination rates.  A great way to check older seed from storage, a MUST for checking home grown … Continue reading

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Squash Storage- unknown

I like squash that will hold for the full season, ideally one whole year for the best, but normally as the next squash crop is growing, I will use up the last of the squash that I have in holding.. … Continue reading

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From the Ground Up – Homestead Gardening

If this works out well, this will be a full years worth  of  weekly-monthly updates of posts on gardening on a larger scale from the ground up. I know that like many other folks we are worrying about the rising … Continue reading

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First of the seed orders done

soy bean- Envy bush bean- Orca Bean-Tongue of Fire Pole Bean-northeaster Winter Sqaush -Lady Godiva -Black Futsu -Delicata . -Nutter Butter -Waltham Butternut Fortin’s Family Bean Canada Crookneck Squash Canadian Wonder Bean Speckled Cranberry Pole Bean Thibodeau du Comte Beauce … Continue reading

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