With the cooler weather and Autumn approaching fast , now is the time for a fall crop of leafy greens , that most folks attribute to early spring.
Some of the best for cool weather Check Out The Rest of “4 Leafy Greens You Can Plant In Your Garden Now !!” →
Here are 5 really quick and easy tips to start you on your way to self sufficiency and sustainability. Of course these are just a starting point so go for it. You can definitely do these.
1. Start out small – No matter where you live or what you do we suggest you start out small. Make a plan and then stick to it. Leave the “Go big or go home” mentality by the wayside. Biting off more than you can chew could be the beginning of the end of your plan. Baby steps are easier to take and easier to correct if you find it’s not working as planned.
2. Begin to recycle – It takes 2 or 3 containers to start. These could be garbage cans, recycling containers that your city or town provides, or even cardboard boxes. Label them metal, plastic, and glass (possibly even paper). This is an indispensable tool to becoming Check Out The Rest of “5 Tips To A Greener Lifestyle” →
Going organic is not as hard as you might think. These 10 Do’s and Dont’s are based on not letting the “bad” pests gain a foothold in your vegetable and flower gardens.
Most plants are far tougher than we tend to think they are, and can take some pest damage and still thrive. This does not mean just let mother nature take her course either. Check Out The Rest of “Organic Pest Prevention – 10 DO’S and DON’TS For Your Garden” →
So here on the homestead we have gone headlong into rearing our first hive of honey bees, and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome so far.
Being a complete amateur at this, we shall see if Check Out The Rest of “Bee-ing A New Beekeeper” →
Popeye used his spinach to make him strong, just like we tell our kids, but maybe Popeye was getting much more for his efforts.
Here is a quick run down on Spinach;
Spinach is a very hardy annual with a rosette of dark green leaves. Sometimes the leaves can be crinkled, which is called a Savoy Leaf variety, or flat. Spinach is related to beets and chard.
Growing Spinach: Being a very hardy plant spinach can tolerate the cold; in fact, it does extremely well in cool weather. Heat and long days will make Check Out The Rest of “Spinach-Maybe Popeye Is Smarter Than We Thought” →