Homestead Update: Full Property & Garden Tour (Video)
We've been in our new homestead for nearly 2 months now, so come take a look around! Here's a full tour of the property, including the existing gardens, orchard, and outbuildings - plus hear our ideas for the future!
15 Best Flowers to Attract Hummingbirds (w/ photos)
Hoping for more hummers in your yard? Plant these flowers! Read along to learn about the 15 best flowers to attract hummingbirds to your garden - so you can help support their populations, and enjoy the company! Photos included.
Organic Slug & Snail Control: 10 Ways to Stop Snails or Slugs
Are snails and slugs attacking your garden? Read along to learn 10 ways to organically control snails and slugs, to keep your plants looking fresh and slime-free! We’ll go over preventative measures, manual removal, traps, physical barriers, and organic products to…
10 Ways to Help Pollinators: Save Bees, Butterflies & Beyond
Pollinators are a critical part of our food systems, environment, and economy - and they need your help! Read along to learn 10 easy-but-meaningful ways to help save pollinators, including things you can do at home, in your community, and beyond.
Homemade Hummingbird Food (Nectar) Recipe + Feeder Care FAQ
Hanging hummingbird feeders are an excellent way to help support your local hummingbird population, and enjoy their presence in your yard! Read along to learn how to make homemade hummingbird food. It is easy and inexpensive to do! We'll also cover…
7 Best Easy Annual Companion Flowers to Grow from Seed
In my humble opinion, no garden is complete without flowers! They add a delightful pop of color, provide food for pollinators, and are often even less maintenance than growing food crops. Come learn about the 7 best annual companion flowers to…
How to Turn Your Yard or Garden into a Certified Wildlife Habitat
Read along to learn how to transform your yard into a more equitable, sustainable, welcoming place for wildlife and pollinators. We’ll go over the five key components needed to qualify as a Certified Wildlife Habitat: food, water, shelter, places to raise…
Organic Pest Control, Part 3: Over 25 Ways to Stop Pests from Destroying Your Garden!
Come learn about over 25 effective physical, biological, and organic “chemical” methods to control pests in your garden! A few examples we'll explore include the use of barriers, traps, beneficial insects, DIY natural sprays, soap, DE, and a few commercial products…