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Building a Papalo Plant Growbed

Papalo-cilantro-planting

Link to find Papalo on Ebay: http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xpapalo+cilantro.TRS0&_nkw=papalo+cilantro&_sacat=0 We are looking forward to having a cilantro replacement here on the homestead. We love having flavorful foods and all of us are fans of cilantro. But its so hard to grow without it bolting to seed before you really get a lot …

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How to Germinate Peppers

How to germinate peppers

Sprouting and germinating peppers can prove to be difficult unless you have heating lambs or florescent grow lights over seed trays. Peppers are usually grown in warmer climates anyway and so those of us who are farther north, may have issues getting them to sprout year after year…especially if you …

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The Spring Greenhouse

The Spring Greenhouse

Our greenhouse is buzzing with activity right now.  We have a new fig tree, lots of cabbages and broccoli ready to transplant and lots more going on.  We will have many more updates on the garden and greenhouse coming up soon as spring kicks into full gear!  Comment below with …

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Mom Prepares interviews Jaimie – Podcast

Momprepares.com-podcast

MomPrepares.com called up Jaimie for an interview to discuss off-grid living. They talk about life without electricity, no running water, using composting toilets and they even talk about the homestead guard donkey! We think you will enjoy this interview! And check out MomPrepares.com on the web!

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Persimmons, Cedars and Gardens

Persimmons-cedars-gardens

We are busy clearing cedars and brush away from all of our fruiting persimmon trees so that we have a good and easy harvest next year. Along with that comes a lot of debris that we can use on the homestead or share with our new neighbor! Take a look …

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