January Is a Time to Reflect, Set Goals for Your Homestead When it comes to goal setting around the homestead, January can feel like a river bank where we stand on the edge of Now, gaze across the rushing water, searching for Later, on the Far Bank. I chart my course, step on each goal, and hope I don’t slip, get wet, or… Read more »
Is Fall the Perfect Time to Grow Garlic at Home? Yes and no. The answer is yes–you should plant garlic now if you live in southern zones. But, if you live in northern zones, wait until spring to plant garlic in your garden. (Read more about garden soil here.) Why You Should Learn How to Grow Garlic at Home Because… Read more »
It might feel a little strange thinking about buying fruit trees in the late fall. But, that’s exactly the time to choose bare root fruit trees that you plant during the dormant season of winter. This tutorial walks you through the process step-by-step.
Apples just-picked keep well for 3-to-6 months if you follow these 7 steps. Eat or preserve them as soon as you can. Antioxidants in apples start dying off after 3 months.