Book Review: The Family Garden Plan

Book Review: The Family Garden Plan

Book Review: The Family Garden Plan “Growing a garden is as much food for the soul as it is for the body.” p. 5 Whether you have been gardening for decades or this is your very first year, once the Christmas decor has been packed away (or maybe even before!) we find...
Your Favorite Seed Companies

Your Favorite Seed Companies

Your Favorite Seed Companies Recently, I asked our Instagram community what their favorite seed companies are and why. I am happy to report we received a diverse selection of responses! Nature and Nuture Seeds “It’s important to have locally-adapted seed...
Spring Planting In Northern Michigan

Spring Planting In Northern Michigan

Spring Planting In Northern Michigan Planning, Prepping, Planting Planning This week Zac’s Grandmother shared with us a 1988 Stokes Seeds catalog which had belonged to his Grandfather. The seed catalog is dated the same year that we were born.    It’s almost like a...
Seed Saving

Seed Saving

Seed Saving The world of modern homesteading is growing so much, and while there are a million different reasons that we’re all getting into this game, I think a common thread is self-sufficiency!  At the point of starting plants from seed and growing your own food,...