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Seed Viability Chart: How Long Do Old Seeds Last?
Wondering how long you can plant old seeds? Use our seed viability chart to see the expected shelf life of dozens of vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, plus learn how to store seeds so they last as long as possible.
Homestead Gift Guide 2022: DIY, Home & Garden Gift Ideas
Please enjoy this round-up of our favorite unique and useful home, garden, and DIY gift ideas. From homemade treats and crafts to puzzles, organic bedding, and personal weather stations, there's something on the list for every budget or special someone in…
Homestead Update: Fall Garden Tour ’22 (Video and Photos)
It's the first fall season in our new garden space! Come along with an updated garden tour video and photos to see what's growing, our favorite cool season veggie varieties, and say hi to the chickens.
How to Make Medicinal Herb Infused Oil: Two Ways
Learn how to make medicinal herb infused oils using a slow cold infusion or the quick heat method. It's easy to do, and once you know the basics, the options of what you can create are endless! Face oil, salves, soap...…
How to Make a Fall Beeswax Leaf Garland
Celebrate the changing seasons and learn how to make a natural fall beeswax leaf garland. It's a fun, easy, sustainable autumn craft project that the whole family can enjoy! Wax leaf garlands look beautiful strung across a sunny window, fireplace mantle,…
How to Grow Cabbage Seed to Harvest: The Ultimate Guide
I love cabbage! Come learn everything you need to know to grow cabbage from seed (or seedling) to harvest - including tips on timing, planting, ongoing care, varieties, pests, harvest, storage, and ways to use and preserve cabbage.
Growing Lettuce: How to Plant, Protect and Harvest Lettuce
Garden-to-table salad anyone? Come learn everything you need to know to successfully grow lettuce from seed or seedling, including tips on how to protect it from heat or frost, and how to harvest and store lettuce to make it last!
17 Ways to Save Water in the Garden and Landscape
Water is essential for landscapes to thrive, but inefficient irrigation practices easily lead to unnecessary waste. Come learn 17 ways to save water in the garden to lower your water bill, help the planet, and grow healthier plants!