Companion Planting Guide

Companion planting is an age-old gardening practice that involves pairing plants for mutual benefit. It’s an organic way to enhance your garden’s health and productivity. Here is a guide to get you started. Comprehensive Companion Planting Guide 1. Tomatoes Companions: Basil, marigolds, carrots, lettuce,…

Homestead Harvest: Growing Kale & Mint

Vegetable Spotlight: Kale Difficulty to Grow: Easy Varieties: Curly, Lacinato, Red Russian Varietal Differences: Curly has tight ruffles, Lacinato has darker, smoother leaves, and Red Russian has red-tinted leaves. Seed Starting: Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost. Planting & Soil: Prefers well-drained, fertile…

Spring Garden Plans In Process

It’s that time again and spring will be here before you know it. Time to start thinking about our garden! We are starting plans for our summer garden keeping the bees and our needs in mind. If you have an interest in beekeeping then…