Our new garden

Why we needed a new garden We knew by the end of last summer that our garden needed some work. Since we hadn’t used green-treated boards in the old garden, the raised beds were rotted out. Even the garden fence was looking shabby – needing new paint, and some replacement boards. However, we weren’t going […]

Preserving the harvest

ASimpleHomestead.com - plums

A week ago Friday, I suddenly had a spurt of ambition (it doesn’t happen often) and stopped at a couple of places to pick up produce before heading home after work. (I meant to write sooner, but we’ve been down-in-the-dumps, daughter-picked-up-a-stinkin’-virus sick. All of us. Finally on the mend.)     First stop was to […]