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Companion Planting

April 3, 2022 It's been quite awhile since I posted. Life events, catering and family have pulled us in many directions these past...

Dandelions (Taraxacum Officinale)

March 5, 2021 Dandelions are some of the most misunderstood plants in modern society. Sometime during the 20th century dandelions went...

Bobcats... Our Stealthy Hunters

March 5, 2021 A local neighbor's dog had a tussle with a bobcat last week. The large shepherd survived but had deep punctures and...

Using Essential Oils on the Homestead

February 15, 2021 My love and study of gardening truly affects all areas of our life. Our food, business, healthcare, pet care, personal...

Composting

January 24, 2021 It's a new year with hopefully new goals for everyone. One of mine is to add a few more compost bins to the homestead....

Winter Solstice

December 30, 2020 In the Northern Hemisphere December 21st is the Winter Solstice. It is the shortest day of the year and marks the...

Winter on the Homestead

December 3, 2020 We are in December, my favorite month! Most would think the warmer months would top my list. Early mornings in the...

Native American Thanksgiving

November 12, 2020 As Thanksgiving approaches, we began to consider what we could do to add something a little different to our...

Putting the Garden to Sleep

October 29, 2020 As November approaches we spend the last days of autumn putting our gardens to bed for the winter. Many gardeners I've...

Arachnid Love

October 12, 2020 “Nobody of the hundreds of people that had visited the Fair, knew that a grey spider had played the most important part...

"Cozy" Season is Coming!

September 10, 2020 As we enter September one of the first considerations I have is getting our fireplace and wood ready for the coming...

Savoring Summer

August 17, 2020 Late August is a time of overgrowth and spent plants. The harvest is coming in and things must be cooked, eaten or...

Living in Bear Country

August 1, 2020 “In all things of nature there is something marvelous” Aristotle Our little homestead is right in the middle of bear...

Bird Song

July 19, 2020 My favorite thing, by far, on our little homestead, is the multitude of birds that have made this their home too. There is...

Let's Talk Zucchini...

July 8, 2020 OK… Let's talk Zucchini! It's a family favorite in our garden and on our plate. Zucchini (Summer Squash) is a lovely plant...

Opening after Quarantine

July 3, 2020 As caterers, we are keenly aware of event seasons and the demand each asks of us. Whether it be our wedding season...

Summer Solstice

June 20, 2020 After a long day in the Green Cart Catering kitchen we couldn't wait to get home and race outside into the gloriously...

Al Fresco

Why do we garden?

The driving force that sends us back to the garden day after day is quite powerful.  It is the beauty, the connection with nature, the...

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