How To Ripen Green Tomatoes!
Gardening | Sustainable Living

How To Ripen Green Tomatoes!

Are you staring at a bunch of over-enthusiastic tomato plants in your garden and wondering how to ripen green tomatoes without losing them to frost now that summer is over?   At the end of summer, there’s always a few green tomatoes that haven’t yet started to turn red. While you can always pluck them…

Save Seeds From Tomatoes, Beans, & Peas For A Self-Sufficient Garden!
Gardening | Gardening | Homestead Hacks | Sustainable Living

Save Seeds From Tomatoes, Beans, & Peas For A Self-Sufficient Garden!

If you’re a new gardener, chances are you’re wondering how to save seeds.   Maybe you want a self-sufficient backyard farm, or loved the taste of this year’s tomatoes and want to try to grow them again next year.   On our farm, we try to save seeds so we can have a consistent harvest…

Naturally Get Rid Of Insects In Your Home With Essential Oils
Gardening | Gardening | Homestead Hacks | Sustainable Living

Naturally Get Rid Of Insects In Your Home With Essential Oils

I don’t like insects outdoors, and I REALLY hate them indoors.   We used to use chemical sprays, especially against ants and cockroaches (and let’s face it, those traps just don’t cut it, plus there’s always a chance a stray kid or cat will get involved with it.)   With children and pets, however, those…