More Spring Preparations and Making progress on the Bee Traps

Spring is here and sadly we are not quite ready for it. The garden still needs work, raised beds are still under construction, bare root plants still have bare roots. However, we persevere and continue to do what we can to keep up. This weeks spring preparations include pig relocation, garden preparations, and swarm traps!…

The Great Pig Escape; or How I lost A Lens Cap, also Soil Blocks

Sometimes things do not go according to plan here on the homestead. This week we experienced on of those things with our pigs. However, we also managed to make soil blocks for starting seeds in and made a significant mulch pile. Soil Blocks for Seedlings Soil Blocks are quite literally blocks of dirt used for…

Return From Oblivion; A Quick Catchup After Our Hiatus

Well, it has been a minute. Alright, it has been more than 164,000 minutes since our last post. Our hiatus has been too long and was largely caused by stress and frustration. I genuinely enjoy writing down the stories of what is happening here to share with you all. However, remodeling the mother-in-law took its…