Category Archives: Healthy Living

Joy Manifesto: Make Joy Your Top 2017 Goal

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Dare to Capture Joy Every Day.

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 »

Trees: 5 Things to Know Before You Buy Bare Root [Bare Root Tree Planting – Part 2]

Late fall is the perfect time to plan for and purchase your bare root fruit trees (or shrubs). Read this mini-tutorial about the 5 things to know before you buy bare root trees.

Bare Root Tree Planting Tutorial – Part One

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.

How to Pick the Perfect Spot to Store Apples for Months

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.