October 2020

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4 Super Simple Ways to Preserve Fresh Rhubarb

Yummm Rhubarb! That red color and tart flavor just screams SPRING to me.  Unfortunately, rhubarb has a fairly short growing season in most climates. If we have a mild summer, we can occasionally harvest into late July. This short season means you need to find simple ways to preserve fresh rhubarb so you can enjoy …

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How to Make Comfrey Fertilizer Tea the Easy Way

Comfrey fertilizer tea is an easy way to inexpensively fertilize your garden.  Comfrey is a fast-growing, versatile plant on the homestead that can also be used for herbal medicine, livestock fodder, mulch, and more.  Learn to make comfrey fertilizer tea at home; it is easy and practically free! I have been growing it in our …

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You Can Have Food Security – Do What You Can

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Do what is important to you, using what you have.  You can have food security, but you must: Grow something. Preserve something. Just do something.  This is part 4 of our food security series.  If you missed the previous posts, be sure to start with part 1 of the series!  Don’t forget part 2 and part 3. I can go …

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Come With Me on a Homestead Tour

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Today I’m taking you on a homestead tour.  We live on 5 acres in the Chehalis River valley of southwest Washington State.  We spent almost 8 years searching for the property where we would make our forever home.  It was raw land when we bought it.  In 4-1/2 years we’ve planted trees, built a garden, …

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How to Make an Herbal Infused Oil

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Making your own herbal infused oil is incredibly easy and sets you up to make all kinds of herbal remedies to keep your family healthy. I’ve made herb infused oils for many years. I  use them in soaps, lotions, salves, and next I am going to try them in my natural face serum recipe. You can even …

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