There is no better way to get back to nature than to create a backyard garden. What’s better than connecting to nature through food!!! Gardening is good for you in so many ways, fresh air and exercise, the enjoyable kind of exercise, not the boring kind a gym offers. There is a kind of peacefulness …
With natural pest control you can learn how to get rid of fruit flies and how to get rid of ants. Becky shows you how she uses DE and Boric acid to make an ant killer that’s safe and really works. You just sprinkle it near your door and baseboards and also right on top …
Native bees are pollinators that practically nobody hears about, honey bees get all the attention. Surprisingly there’s over 4,000 kinds of native bees and we want to help them and appreciate them. Some of these bees are small and more delicate than the big honey bee. That’s why I don’t use any garden pesticides, because …
Becky shows you how to decorate a flower pot then use it as a fun little herb garden. This is a great idea for you to get started gardening and it also makes a great gift.
Becky plants some baby zucchini that she started indoors out in her homestead garden.
Becky shows you a tour of her small garden. This year she’s growing onions, roma tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, cucumber, squash, eggplant, and blueberries. She talks about how she fertilizes and keeps out ants. And she also chases Neil the pig out of the garden.
You can start seeds indoors without spending money on those expensive seed starter cups. In this video I show you how I use inexpensive paper cups to start some heirloom tomato seeds inside.
Becky visits a u pick bluberries farm. She explains how it’s a good way to get fresh fruit and vegetables even if you don’t have your own garden.
Becky shows you how to grow potatoes in a potato tower. Making a potato tower is easy to do, and it’s a really good way to grow some fresh potatoes for your family.
Becky shows you how she plants heirloom seeds in her raised bed garden so she can grow her own organic food.
In this homesteading video Becky talks about how to build raised garden beds with cement. Then she shows you how she prepares the soil for her heirloom seeds.
What to plant in a winter garden? Two plants that grow in winter are broccoli and brussel sprouts. In this video Becky shows you how she plants them in her raised garden beds.
I thought I needed a field garden of some kind to be a “real” gardener. You know, rows of plants in the ground. After getting almost nothing for three years that way I was desperate. I didn’t care how, I just wanted to grow veggies. This year I tried container gardening, and I’ve been growing …
I’m trying a new approach in my garden this year. All I want to do is attract wild bees.
Becky helps a beginner get started with her own container garden.
#210 In today’s episode Becky shows you how to make a permaculture garden.
I don’t want to use any chemical fertilizers or bug sprays in my garden, but that has caused a problem. I only get a very small amount of produce every year. Not nearly as much as I want and need. So, here I am limping along for the third year now with another small yield. …
Becky talks about her spring garden and the roof she built over top of it. Becky also talks about getting her log cabin inspected for rough electrical & plumbing. #1002 #208
I had some bulbs of garlic that started to sprout, so I planted them in my garden.
#124 In this episode Becky answers the question: How long does building a log cabin take? She talks about the spring garden on the homestead and answers your homesteader questions and gives encouragement and advice.