Category Archives: Homesteading

Garden Planning

As I sit here looking out my window at the -32 C weather that we are getting my mind drifts to warmer more sunny days working in the garden. Which made me think that this would be the perfect time … Continue reading

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Key Lock Box

Another thing that I think we all take for granted is the security of our keys inside our home. You lock your house when you leave so everything inside must be safe and secure. Our Cadillac would still be in … Continue reading

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Acreage security gate

If you live in the country and are on a more isolated piece of land, I highly recommend you look at installing a driveway security gate system. We had a break in last week to both our house and garage. … Continue reading

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Alberta Agriculture and Forestry programs & services

Those of you that live in Alberta will find the information and services listed on the “Alberta Agriculture and Forestry programs and services”  website quite helpful. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Programs And Services (http://www.agriculture.alberta.ca/app52/programsservices) Even if you live in another … Continue reading

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Garrett Juice

Garrett Juice Garrett Juice evolved over a period of years as I would tell readers and callers how to make an effective foliar feeding mix. The mix has always had compost, tea, molasses and seaweed, but the other ingredients have varied. Through … Continue reading

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The Dirt Doctor

I was listening to an episode on the survival podcast with Jack Spirko and he had nothing but good things to say about Howard Garrett aka “The Dirt Doctor”. So I checked out his site and you tube channel and … Continue reading

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Pet Fencing

I was mowing the lawn last night and had to shift around some of our portable Pet Fencing and figured it would make for an excellent post. My wife recently purchased from Amazon some portable pet fencing like the one pictured … Continue reading

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