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Garden and CSA Update 7.15.17

Hi friends!  So obviously my summer-every-two-week-blog-post goal didn’t happen!  Yeah, it’s been a month.  I guess I was being very optimistic about how much time I’d have available to devote to blogging.  Jason and I both have full-time jobs, we have two boys, and we started a CSA this year with a garden that needs… Continue reading Garden and CSA Update 7.15.17

Gardening & Urban Farming

Finishing the Big Garden 

Where did May go?  Seriously!  We definitely felt the rush of spring planting here on the urban farm!  With so much going on here, I need to apologize for not getting out my weekly blog to you guys for the past three weeks.  Honestly, at the end of the day, I was just so wiped… Continue reading Finishing the Big Garden 

Gardening & Urban Farming

Garden Update 4.22.17

With never-ending Wisconsin winters being unpredictable as they are, it is been far too long since I have been able to give you a garden update!  With May just around the corner, thank goodness the time has come! Jason and I have been very hard at work expanding and reworking our urban garden.  The expansion… Continue reading Garden Update 4.22.17

Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget · Gardening & Urban Farming · Living on a Homestead Budget · Money Saving Tips

Mason Jar Succulents 

Lately, I really enjoy decorating with mason jars; they are economical, versatile, and made to last.  There are countless ways to incorporate them into your decor, especially if farmhouse style is your goal (check out what I did in my kitchen here: Farmhouse Style on a Homestead Budget: Kitchen Organization.)  We were shopping for garden… Continue reading Mason Jar Succulents 

About Our Family · Gardening & Urban Farming

Fall Planting 

If you are unfamiliar with the idea you might be thinking, planting in the fall?  Is that possible?  And the answer is most assuredly yes! There are several easy ways to extend your growing season, without the large costs of building a greenhouse.  These include hoop houses, row covers, mulches, and cold frames just to… Continue reading Fall Planting 

About Our Family · Gardening & Urban Farming

Since It’s Been a While…Garden Update!

Ah, September 3rd.  There is a noticeable crispness to the air at night now, the first few leaves are starting to turn, and all the basic girls are ordering pumpkin-spice-everything (I say it with love).  Fall is just around the corner in the Great Midwest and I am welcoming her with open arms.  She is… Continue reading Since It’s Been a While…Garden Update!