THE FIRST TRANSPLANTS AT 59 DEGREES NORTH

THE FIRST TRANSPLANTS AT 59 DEGREES NORTH

It’s the first day of planting this spring and I’m super excited. It’s a beautiful sunny day but it’s still cold at night time and we do have a few days with frost anticipated in the next week. Because of the fair weather, though, I figure that...
POTTING ON TOMATOES

POTTING ON TOMATOES

Today I’m going to start potting out all the tomato plants. It’s a homesteading year and we’ve got 600 plants. In the big tunnel I was prepping recently we’re going to have tomatoes, English cucumbers, watermelons and melons. What are your...
A FALSE SPRING

A FALSE SPRING

Here’s an update on what’s going on in the seeding room and with other projects as we get ready: how the natural pool is coming along, ordering stuff for the hens, turkeys and pigs, as well as prepping for the arrival of the homesteading team. What’s...
NATURAL SWIMMING POND DIG COMPLETE

NATURAL SWIMMING POND DIG COMPLETE

Finishing up the natural swimming pool dig as well as the water, sewage and electricity conduits to the new guesthouse. Time for me to order the components for the actual building of the pool! Have you built a natural swimming pool? Join the conversation in the...
NATURAL SWIMMING POOL (PART 1: THE DIG)

NATURAL SWIMMING POOL (PART 1: THE DIG)

Regular viewers will know I’ve been planning a natural swimming pool build for a couple of years now – and now’s the time to get on with it! For that purpose, we’re digging a deep hole in my front lawn, and we also need to do some digging in...