My Most Favorite Crop of the Year – Popcorn!

Popcorn. What what. I want to be clear here. Until this year, I have only had remarkably dismal results growing any kind of corn on my little homestead. Β My experience has been akin to repeatedly slamming my head against a brick wall. Over and over again, I've planted seeds, watered and nurtured them and then …

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How to protect your berries from marauding squirrels and birds

Each day I head outside I am trying to grow food for our family consumption. I am not growing it for the squirrels and birds (wild or kept). Over the years, I have tried a variety of techniques to keep some amount for our harvest. My attempts have been as varied as erecting scarecrows, to …

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